Jane A. Kriegel

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Jane A. Kriegel, age 75, of Brooklyn passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, September 22, 2021. Mass of Christian Burial: 10:00 a.m., Monday, September 27, 2021, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Brooklyn, with Father Scott Lemaster officiating. Visitation: 3-6 p.m., Sunday, September 26, 2021, at Kloster Funeral Home, Brooklyn, with a Rosary recited at 3 p.m. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, Brooklyn. A memorial fund has been established. Kloster Funeral Home, Brooklyn is assisting the family with arrangements.

    Jane is survived by her husband Tony, of Brooklyn, her 12 children Ted (Carla) Kriegel of Brooklyn, Amy (Jake) Behounek of Chelsea, Mark (Jamie) Kriegel of Pella, Scott (Gretchen) Kriegel of Center Point, Jeff (April) Kriegel of Grinnell, Hollie (Brett) Schoneman of Clear Lake, Stephanie (Dan) Schipper of Brooklyn, Nicole (Luke) Gray of Madrid, Krissy (Jason) Franck of Readlyn, Heidi (Ryan) Dunlay of Bettendorf, Annie (Shane) Dunlay of Olathe, KS., and Katie (Derek) Buyck of Adel; her 36 grandchildren Megan, Bryan (Aliya), Michael and Jordan Kriegel, Riley (Jose) Fragoso and D.J. Kahley, Lauren Kriegel, Emily (Drew) Roozeboom, Jeremiah and Elyse Kriegel, Peyton, Kolbie, and Taylor Kriegel, Onika, Emerson, and Adrian Schoneman, Mickella Lamb, Bryce, Briggs, and Briley Jo Schipper, Logan and Kailyn Gray, Austin, Addison, Arizona, and Amelia Franck, Liam, Caden, Dylan, and Vivian Dunlay, Lincoln, Parker, Irelyn, and Finnegan Dunlay, and Norah and Sage Buyck; and three great-grandchildren Noah and Alecia Fragoso and Brooks Kriegel. Jane is also survived by her siblings Don (Norma) VanErsvelde of Brooklyn, Donna (Clarence) Miller of Marshalltown, Tom VanErsvelde of Montezuma, Judy Wardak of Des Moines, Mary Carlson of Brooklyn, Bob (Connie) VanErsvelde of Grinnell and Doris (Steve) Benson of Unionville, MO.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Sylvia VanErsvelde; Tony’s parents Melvin and Teresa Kriegel, a sister-in-law Barb VanErsvelde and a brother-in-law Sardar Wardak.

    Jane Ann VanErsvelde was born December 6, 1945, in Brooklyn, Iowa the daughter of Frank and Sylvia (Williams) VanErsvelde. She graduated from BGM High School with the class of 1964. Jane was united in marriage to Anthony Kriegel on May 7, 1966, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Brooklyn. Jane was a homemaker and the best mom in the world. She was a member of St. Patrick’s Altar & Rosary in Brooklyn. She enjoyed quilting, gardening, and picking sweet corn. Jane was an avid BGM Bears and Iowa Hawkeye fan. Jane especially loved rocking the babies of the family and attending her children and grandchildren’s sporting events.  


Funeral Service

10:00 A.M., Monday, September 27, 2021

St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Brooklyn, Iowa


3-6 P.M., Sunday, September 26, 2021 Rosary recited at 3:00 P.M.

Kloster Funeral Home, Brooklyn, Iowa


Calvary Cemetery, Brooklyn, Iowa

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