Vivian Krier, 87, sister of Ostrander woman

Vivian Krier

Vivian Marie Krier, 87, of Wabasha and formerly of Millville, died on Friday morning, Jan. 18, 2019, at St. Elizabeth’s Health Care in Wabasha, where she had resided since July 2016.

She was born on June 28, 1931, in Rochester to Howard and Maxine (Arndt) Erwin.

She graduated from Pine Island High School in 1950.

She married Raymond Paul Krier on June 16, 1956, in Rochester.

They farmed in rural Millville for many years, retiring in 1998. They started to winter in the Wickenburg, Ariz., area in the 1990s and continued for many years until her husband’s death in 2006.

She enjoyed gardening, bird watching, was a rock hound and enjoyed riding Harleys with her husband. She was a member of the Millville American Legion Auxiliary and St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. While living in Arizona, she was a member of Gold Prospectors Association in Wickenburg, the American Legion Post #0079 Auxiliary in Yarnell, and formerly a member of the Elks Lodge Post #2160 Auxiliary in Wickenburg.

She is survived by her sons, Raymond H. (Delane) Krier of Millville, Johnny (Kris Streiff) Krier of Lake City and Kevin Krier of Congress, Ariz.; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and two sisters, Nancy Andrist of Mazeppa and Evelyn Runge of Ostrander.

She was preceded in death by her husband, one daughter, one son and two brothers.

The funeral service for her was held on Saturday, Jan. 26, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church — West Albany in rural Millville with the Rev. John Wilmot officiating. Burial followed in St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Schleicher Funeral Homes, Lake City Chapel.

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