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Deacon Eric Meisfjord, Editor
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the Inland Register

(From the March 1, 2001 edition of the Inland Register)

Edward G. Krieg

Edward G. Krieg, the father of Father Mike Krieg, passed away Saturday, Feb. 17. He was 86 years of age and had been suffering from the effects of brain cancer for a number of months.

The funeral Mass was celebrated Feb. 22 at St. Charles Parish, Spokane.

He was born in Edmonton, Alberta in 1914. He came to Spokane in 1917 and after schooling, particularly at Gonzaga University, he moved to St. Maries, Idaho. He married his wife, Clara, there and spent many years as owner of O’Dwyres Hardware. He was involved in the local civic affairs, including the Elks, his parish and the Knights of Columbus.

The Kriegs retired in 1986 and moved to Spokane and St. Charles Parish.

Ed was preceded in death by his wife, in 1995. He is survived by his daughter, Barbara Giem of Spokane, and her children and grandchildren; and by Father Mike Krieg.

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