1954 - 2016

Thomas A. Krieg, 62, of Morton, passed away Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, at his residence.

He was born April 22, 1954, in Blue Island, Ill., to Arthur and Gloria Wiersema Krieg. He married Diann Harding Aug. 31, 1985, in Morton.

He is survived by his wife; father; two sisters, Marcia (Ken) Sezer and Beverly (Tom) Hans; one brother, Paul (Penny) Krieg; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; and his mother-in-law, sister and brother-in-laws.

He was preceded in death by his mother.

Tom graduated in 1976 from Carleton College in Northfield, Minn., where he received a Bachelor’s Degree. He then received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Illinois in 1980.

Tom was an attorney in Morton, retiring after 35 years of service to his clients.

He had a passion for music, history and sailing.

He was a member of Community United Church of Christ in Morton and active in the Praise Band. He was active in many civic organizations, such as Rotary, Peoria Civic Opera, Morton Chamber of Commerce, Morton Men of Music and the Central Illinois Area Banjo Club.

A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 30, at Community United Church of Christ in Morton, with the Rev. Laurie Hill officiating.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton, and from 10 to 10:45 a.m. at the church Friday.

Cremation will be accorded following services.

Memorial contributions may be made to Community United Church of Christ that will be used for the benefit of the church’s music department, 300 N. Main St., Morton, IL 61550 or to the Carleton College Alumni Fund, 1 North College St., Northfield, MN, 55057.

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