B. Bruce Krier
Bruce Krier, age 60 of Mequon, formerly of Belgium, passed away in the early morning hours on December 5, 2013 at Zilber Family Hospice in Wauwatosa, following an 8 year battle with cancer. He was born October 8, 1953 in Port Washington, son of the late Raymond and Lucille Karrels Krier. He attended St. Mary Grade School in Lake Church and graduated from Belgium-Cedar Grove High School. He went on to earn a Bachelor's of Science degree from University of Miami. Bruce was the President and CEO of Krier Foods in Random Lake, the 4th generation operating the 100 year old family owned company. He was a member of Catholic Order of Foresters and very active at the Feith Family Ozaukee YMCA and their LIVESTRONG Program. Bruce was a founder, benefactor and member of the Luxembourg American Cultural Society. He was a proud benefactor of St. Marcus Lutheran School and a generous supporter of Marquette University and many other local organizations. He was a founding father of Angel On My Shoulder, an organization supporting cancer survivors and their families. Bruce enjoyed golfing, tennis, biking and animals. He loved the outdoors and took great pride in the prairie land which he developed in the Town of Belgium. Bruce is survived by his siblings Rae Ann (John) Hanley of Bonita Springs, FL, Deborah (Donald) Rassel of Port Washington, Robert Krier and Peter (Debra) Krier of Cedar Grove, nieces and nephews John Rassel, Rae Ann Rassel, Tracy (Jeremy) Spriggs, Kimberly Rassel, Keith Krier, Keri (Jason) Wundrock and Melissa(William) Watry, other relatives and many friends. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at Divine Savior, Holy Cross Chapel, 5330 Hwy. B., Town of Belgium. Visitation will be held at the CHURCH on Wednesday from 2-5:30 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials appreciated to The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, P.O. Box 4486, Houston, Texas 77210-4486 or St. Marcus Lutheran School, 2215 North Palmer, Milwaukee, WI 53212. The Eernisse Funeral Home, Belgium is honored to be serving the family. ... Read More
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I extend my sympathy to the Bruce Krier family. He sounds like he was a wonderful person. May our Heavenly Father deeply bless your family. I am George H. Kriers grandson.
It was only today, at the memorial service of another wonderful member of our communities (Dan Molter) that I heard of Bruce's passing. I am so sorry to all of the family, and so wish I could have seen Bruce through the... more
As I reflect on 2013 and the treasures I have been fortunate enough to encounter, I can not help but ponder again on the wonderful spirit of Bruce Krier. An open ear, a compassionate heart, a no-nonsense approach to bus... more
Bruce's generous heart has touched many students. His legacy will live on in the success of the students he has helped. Our deepest sympathy to his many friends and family.
Bruce you will be missed by many and your legacy of helping others will never be forgotten.
Bruce established a scholarship fund several years ago that has helped many, many students pursue their college education dreams. His generosity was boundless and he will be missed. We have been very lucky to have known... more