December 4, 1922 – October 11, 2017
Much of Crystal’s life was spent in South Dakota. She was born December 4, 1922, in Wessington, went to school in Custer, and graduated Valedictorian of her high school class in Hot Springs. Crystal excelled in all the homemaking skills of cooking, sewing, crocheting, and making a loving home. She also loved collecting and repairing antique dolls.
Crystal was preceded in death by her husband of 71 years, Reinhold Krein, and daughter, Juanita Fish, Custer. She is survived by daughters, Karen Strong, Mt. Pleasant, Mich.; Janet (Michael) McBee, and Nancy Meyer, Pueblo, Colo. Crystal is also survived by 8 grandchildren and several great grandchildren.