|Neal S. Krieg|
|September 02, 1937 - November 22, 2015|
|Visitation: 3 to 6 pm November 27, 2015 at Leonard Funeral Home - Elkader and one hour before services at the church on Saturday|
|Funeral Service: 11:00 am November 28, 2015 at Highland Lutheran Church - rural Elkader, Iowa|
|Interment: November 28, 2015 at Highland Church Cemetery - rural Elkader, Iowa |
Neal S. Krieg, 78, died Sunday, November 22, 2015 at the Central Community Hospital. He was born September 2, 1937 in Elkader to Leonard Henry Krieg and Eloise Leah Musfeldt. Neal graduated from Elkader Central High School in 1955. He was employed at Collins Radio in Cedar Rapids until 1958.
In 1958, Neal started farming on the Schoien Family Farms.The Schoien Farms were owned by Eleanor's two aunts, Corinne and Arlene Schoien and Eleanor's mother, Ernestine Reavis. On June 6, 1959, he was united in marriage to Eleanor Reavis at the Elgin Lutheran Church. They made their home on the Schoien Farms. Neal had hogs, beef cattle and Holstein dairy cows. He loved farming and had beef cattle on the farm until he retired. He always took very good care of his girls (the cows). He loved spending time with his family, going for long rides on a Sunday afternoon or just around "the block" any day of the week.
Neal is survived by his wife, Eleanor Krieg; one daughter, Sue (Jeff) Meyer of St. Olaf, IA; two grandsons, Andrew (Heidi) Meyer of Monona, IA and Benjamin Meyer and his fiancÚ Cari Yeries of Clive, IA; a great granddaughter, Emma Rose Meyer, and a brother-in-law, Frank Reavis of Dubuque and his family.
Neal was preceded in death by his parents and father and mother-in-law, Floyd (Shorty) and Ernestine Reavis.