Virginia A. ‘Jinny’ Krueger

Virginia A. ‘Jinny’ Krueger, 79, of Merrill, passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2023, at Aspirus Medford Hospital. Jinny was born January 10, 1944, in Coloma, Wisconsin, daughter of the late Arden and Leona (Schrank) Kottke. Jinny married Danny E. Krueger on May 24, 1966. He preceded her in death on May 17, 2009. They moved to Merrill in May of 1988, she worked at Weinbrenner, Fox Point and Wire Products until her retirement. Jinny was a huge Green Bay Packers and Elvis Presley fan. She absolutely loved taking care of her grand puppies and kitties and looked forward to visiting them every day. She also adored her kitty, Daisy. She loved Sewing, Reading and watching the Molly B Polka show every sat night. She loved to laugh and joke around, listen to the oldies and watch the old TV shows.

Jinny is survived by her daughter, Traci (Dennis) Fick of Merrill; her sister, Darlene Warp of Arkdale, Wisconsin; Danny’s son, Danny M. Krueger of Bever Dam; nieces and nephews; and her very best friends, Earleen and Dennis Fox and MaryAnn Huber all of Merrill. Jinny was preceded in death by her triplet sons, David, Brian and Michael; husband, Danny E. Krueger; parents, Arden and Leona Kottke; and sister, Marcella ‘Sally’ (Ben) Sayles.

A memorial service for Jinny will be held at 12:00 P.M., Noon, on Sunday, March 5, 2023, at the Taylor-Stine Funeral Home, Merrill. The family will receive friends beginning at 11:00 A.M., Sunday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at

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