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Mardene Kroeger

Mardene Kroeger
September 18, 1940 -  March 8, 2020

Mardene Kroeger went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, March 8th, 2020.

Mardene was born September 18, 1940 in Sioux City, Iowa. Her parents were Arthur and Esther (Larson) Mord. She was raised on a farm north of Wausa, NE. Mardene attended Wausa public schools, grades 1 through 12. She graduated in 1957. She attended Wayne State College for two years and graduated from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln with a degree in education. Mardene received her Masters Degree in Reading/Education from the University of Nebraska in Omaha. Mardene taught school for two years in Denison, Iowa. She then taught thirty-eight years for the Fremont Public Schools, thirty years of which were in Title 1 reading. She was a member of Alpha Delta Kappa, an honorary teacherís sorority, and NEA, NSEA, and the FEA.

Mardene married David Kroeger on June 17, 1967 at the Fremont Alliance Church.

She was active in the Fremont Alliance Church, teaching Sunday School, chaired the Alliance Womenís Mission prayer group and attended the Bible Study Fellowship for years.

Mardene was preceded in death by her parents and sister Arlise Anderson of Sioux City, IA. Mardene is survived by her husband David, sister Mary Jo Mord of Columbus, NE, nephews Thomas Anderson of Sioux City, IA. Douglas Anderson of Warrensburg, MO, nieces Marilyn Feimster of Winterset, IA, and Margene VanSickle of Spirit Lake, IA. There are also 10 great nieces and nephews and 8 great, great nieces and nephews.

Celebration of her life will be at 10:30 AM Friday, March 13, 2020 at the Fremont Alliance Church with interment at Ridge Cemetery in Fremont. Memorials will be for the Great Commission Fund (missions) of the Alliance Church. Visitation, at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel, will be on Thursday, March 12th, from 4 to 8 PM, with the family present from 6 to 8 PM.

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