Eva Krug


Eva Krug, 91, of Garden City, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, at Garden Valley Retirement Village in Garden City.

Eva Krug, 91, of Garden City, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, at Garden Valley Retirement Village in Garden City.

She was born Jan. 9, 1922, in Eunice, La., to Jesse and Fannie Lue Brunson Stanford. She attended public schools in St. Landry Parish and graduated in May 1938 from Opelousas High School as valedictorian of her class. She attended Southwest Louisiana Institute and graduated with a B.S. degree in math and science in June 1941. In 1944 she received a M.S. degree in botany from Louisiana State University. In 1966 she received an Educational Specialist Degree from Emporia State University in biological sciences.

Mrs. Krug taught one year in Eunice and worked in veterinary science research at LSU for three years. She then taught 16 years in Garden City Public Schools and four years at Garden City Community College.

On Aug. 28, 1945, she married Emil A. Krug in Baton Rouge, La. They moved to Garden City in 1947. He died in 1983. She also was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and two sisters.

Survivors include three children, Beverley Krug, Emil Krug and wife Deandra, and Bob Krug and wife Jane, all of Garden City; a sister, Rena Shinabery of Baton Rouge; six grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Funeral will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Garden City. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Garden City.

Visitation hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City. Condolences may be emailed to garnandfh@sbcglobal.net. Memorials are suggested to First Baptist Church, in care of the funeral home, 412 N. Seventh St., Garden City, KS 67846.

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