Kelsi Krueger

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Kelsi Krueger

Granite Falls - Kelsi Krueger, 27, of Granite Falls, Minnesota passed away on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at Avera Granite Falls Hospital. Funeral Services will be held Friday, November 5, 2021 at 10:00 AM at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Granite Fall. Visitation will be held Thursday, November 4, 2021 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM at Wing-Bain Funeral Home in Granite Falls with a Prayer Service and Time of Sharing at 7:00 PM. Interment will be Friday at 4:00 PM at Larsen Whispering Pines Cemetery in Cushing, Minnesota.

Kelsi Jo Kersting Krueger was born on June 22, 1994 in Staples, Minnesota to John Kersting and Jennifer Hanych. She was baptized at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church in Clarissa, Minnesota and was later confirmed at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Granite Falls. As a child, Kelsi loved Barney and the movie, Annie. She would often put together a "play" and recruit her sisters and friends as fellow actors and recite without issue the complete story. Kelsi began school in Melrose and then attended school at Yellow Medicine East Schools and graduating with the class of 2013. During high school, she participated in YME Danceline and the drama arts. She went on to Ridgewater College studying nursing.

Kelsi worked as a Nursing Assistant and also at Ruff's Restaurant in Willmar, Minnesota. She welcomed her son Wesley in July of 2016 and in February of 2018, Bentley was born. Kelsi loved her boys and they truly were her world! Her eyes always had a twinkle when her boys were near. Kelsi married Brian Krueger in December of 2018 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church.

Kelsi embraced life to its fullest. She loved to dance and spend time with those she loved. She is survived by her husband, Brian Krueger of Hutchinson; sons, Wesley and Bentley; mother, Jennifer (fiancé, Pat Hornick) Johnson of Granite Falls; father, John (Ann) Kersting of North Branch; maternal grandparents, Richard and Kathy Hanych of Cushing; paternal grandfather, John George (Elnora) Kersting of Sartell; father and mother-in-law, Ron and Barb Krueger of Winsted; siblings, Maddison Johnson of Granite Falls, Emily Johnson of Rapid City, SD, Paige Hornick of Thief River Falls, Mitch (Lillie) Kersting of Williston, ND, Mackenzie Kersting of Dilworth; Josalyn (Ryan) Berken of Forest Lake, MN; Conner Hammond of North Branch; niece, Aubrie Kersting; nephew, Jaxon Kersting; aunts and uncles, Jesse (Kristie) Hanych, Rob (special friends, Jayna) Kersting, Kathy Lawrence, Beth (Jamie) Gruebele; as well as other relatives and friends.

Kelsi was preceded in death by her paternal grandmother, Carol Kersting; great grandparents, Delores and Harry Larson, Marian Hanych, Robert Hanych, Ann Kersting; uncle, Chris Lawrence; cousin, Michael Sudbeck.

Arrangements are with the Wing-Bain Funeral Home of Granite Falls. For online guestbook, please visit www.wingbain.com

Posted online on November 02, 2021

Published in Granite Falls Advocate Tribune

Obituaries in Granite Falls, MN | Granite Falls Advocate Tribune

Kelsi Krueger

Wing-Bain Funeral Home

Kelsi Krueger

Granite Falls - Kelsi Krueger, 27, of Granite Falls, Minnesota passed away on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at Avera Granite Falls Hospital. Funeral Services will be held Friday, November 5, 2021 at 10:00 AM at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Granite Fall. Visitation will be held Thursday, November 4, 2021 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM at Wing-Bain Funeral Home in Granite Falls with a Prayer Service and Time of Sharing at 7:00 PM. Interment will be Friday at 4:00 PM at Larsen Whispering Pines Cemetery in Cushing, Minnesota.

Kelsi Jo Kersting Krueger was born on June 22, 1994 in Staples, Minnesota to John Kersting and Jennifer Hanych. She was baptized at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church in Clarissa, Minnesota and was later confirmed at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Granite Falls. As a child, Kelsi loved Barney and the movie, Annie. She would often put together a "play" and recruit her sisters and friends as fellow actors and recite without issue the complete story. Kelsi began school in Melrose and then attended school at Yellow Medicine East Schools and graduating with the class of 2013. During high school, she participated in YME Danceline and the drama arts. She went on to Ridgewater College studying nursing.

Kelsi worked as a Nursing Assistant and also at Ruff's Restaurant in Willmar, Minnesota. She welcomed her son Wesley in July of 2016 and in February of 2018, Bentley was born. Kelsi loved her boys and they truly were her world! Her eyes always had a twinkle when her boys were near. Kelsi married Brian Krueger in December of 2018 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church.

Kelsi embraced life to its fullest. She loved to dance and spend time with those she loved. She is survived by her husband, Brian Krueger of Hutchinson; sons, Wesley and Bentley; mother, Jennifer (fiancé, Pat Hornick) Johnson of Granite Falls; father, John (Ann) Kersting of North Branch; maternal grandparents, Richard and Kathy Hanych of Cushing; paternal grandfather, John George (Elnora) Kersting of Sartell; father and mother-in-law, Ron and Barb Krueger of Winsted; siblings, Maddison Johnson of Granite Falls, Emily Johnson of Rapid City, SD, Paige Hornick of Thief River Falls, Mitch (Lillie) Kersting of Williston, ND, Mackenzie Kersting of Dilworth; Josalyn (Ryan) Berken of Forest Lake, MN; Conner Hammond of North Branch; niece, Aubrie Kersting; nephew, Jaxon Kersting; aunts and uncles, Jesse (Kristie) Hanych, Rob (special friends, Jayna) Kersting, Kathy Lawrence, Beth (Jamie) Gruebele; as well as other relatives and friends.

Kelsi was preceded in death by her paternal grandmother, Carol Kersting; great grandparents, Delores and Harry Larson, Marian Hanych, Robert Hanych, Ann Kersting; uncle, Chris Lawrence; cousin, Michael Sudbeck.

Arrangements are with the Wing-Bain Funeral Home of Granite Falls. For online guestbook, please visit www.wingbain.com

Posted online on November 02, 2021

Published in Granite Falls Advocate Tribune