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 DuWayne Paul Krieger

DuWayne Paul Krieger

Birth
Sawyer, Berrien County, Michigan, USA
Death 11 Dec 1963 (aged 24)
Kendallville, Noble County, Indiana, USA
Burial Three Oaks, Berrien County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 100048445 · View Source
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Young Sawyer Man Killed in Conveyor Belt Accident

Plans for a wedding next May were halted by tragedy as a Sawyer man was killed in an accident Friday – the same day his engagement was announced.

DuWayne Paul Krieger, 25, died at Kendallville, Ind., when he was caught in a conveyor belt and dragged into a pulley at a foundry, sustain a broken neck, according to Harold Hite, Nobel county coroner.

His engagement to Miss Nancy Nitz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Nitz, Baroda, was announced yesterday. The couple had planned to be married May 8.

Krieger, a driver for Manley Bros., Inc., of Bridgman, an industrial sand firm, was unloading his cargo when he became caught in the conveyor.

Mr. Krieger was born in Sawyer, Oct. 20, 1939, the son of Paul and Lillie Krieger. He was a graduate of New Troy high school and a member of the National Guard in St. Joseph. Mr. Krieger attended the Trinity Lutheran church in Sawyer.

Surviving are his parents, one sister, Mrs. John (Charlotte) Wennerberg of Sawyer, two brothers, Arthur of South Bend, Ind., and Raymond of Bridgman.


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  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100048445
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for DuWayne Paul Krieger (20 Oct 1939–11 Dec 1963), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100048445, citing Riverside Cemetery, Three Oaks, Berrien County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by JanFamily (contributor 47592488) .