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Dr. Norman N. Krieger, MD

May 12, 1927 September 22, 2016
Dr. Norman N. Krieger, MD
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Obituary for Dr. Norman N. Krieger, MD

Dr. Norman Nelson Krieger, MD, longtime Milford resident, passed away on September 22, 2016 at the age of 89 with family by his side. He was born on May 12, 1927 in Bainbridge, Michigan, son of the late Nelson and Rose Krieger.

After serving honorably as Staff Sergeant on the Manhattan project during World War II, he graduated from Western Michigan University and went on to attend medical school at the University of Michigan. He later met his wife, Teresa Russell, at Cook County Hospital in Chicago during their medical residencies. The couple, married for fifty seven years, moved to Milford in 1960 and purchased their first home on Union Street where he practiced Internal Medicine for nearly 40 years. He was deeply committed to each of his patients and to his family. Dr. Krieger practiced out of Pontiac General Hospital and was instrumental in the founding of Huron Valley Hospital and served as Chief of Staff. He also served on the Huron Valley School Board and as a team physician for Milford High School. He enjoyed farming, fishing, and raised and showed Morgan horses for many years. Dr. Krieger was one of the founders of the original Milford High School Equestrian Team and helped build the original ring used for the competitions. He was a devoted Christian and family man and enjoyed spending as much time with his grandchildren as possible. He especially enjoyed watching University of Michigan football games with them.

He is survived by his loving wife, Teresa; siblings, Adelaide and Joyce; his children, Norman, Teresa (Matthew), Kristen (Michael) and Karen; twelve grandchildren, Christian, Danielle, Leah, Amanda, Antonio, Joseph, William, Dominic, Maria, Vincenzo, Angelo and Alfonso. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Charles, Arlene and Joan and his infant son, Kirk. 

Visitation will be held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty St., Milford on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 from 4-9 PM. A Funeral Service will be held at Cornerstone Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 9455 Hilton Road, Brighton on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 10:30 AM. Dr. Richard Alberta officiating. Burial and Military Honors to follow at Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly.

Memorials may be made in his name to West Highland Christian Academy or University of Michigan Medical School.

For further information phone Lynch & Sons, Milford at 248-684-6645 or visit

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4:00 PM 9/27/2016 4:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 9/27/2016 9:00:00 PM
Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Milford

404 E. Liberty Street
Milford, MI 48381

Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Milford
404 E. Liberty Street Milford 48381 MI
United States





10:30 AM 9/28/2016 10:30:00 AM
Cornerstone Evangelical Presbyterian Church

9455 Hilton Road
Brighton, MI 48114

Cornerstone Evangelical Presbyterian Church
9455 Hilton Road Brighton 48114 MI
United States

Cemetery Details


Great Lakes National Cemetery Final Resting Place

4200 Belford Road
Holly, MI

4200 Belford Road Holly MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

West Highland Christian Academy

1116 South Hickory Ridge Road
Milford, MI 48380

University of Michigan Medical School


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