Louise Annette Kregel, age 82, of Guttenberg, IA, died Thursday, February 13, 2020, at MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center in Dubuque, IA. She was born on November 1, 1937 in Colesburg, the daughter of Wilson and Letha (Brown) Barnhart.
Louise was baptized at the Methodist Church in Colesburg and later confirmed as an adult at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Guttenberg. Louise received her education locally and graduated from the Colesburg High School with the class of 1955. On August 20, 1955 Louise was married to Virgil Kregel at the Methodist Church in Colesburg and this union blessed them with two sons, Gary & Ron. Louise enjoyed being outdoors, gardening, and all activities supporting local 4H programs. In recent years, she especially enjoyed the time she spent with her group of girlfriends.
Louise will be forever loved and cherished by her sons, Gary (Darlene) Kregel of Guttenberg & Ron (Billie Jo) Kregel of Weatherby MO; 4 grandchildren, Maureen Seevers (Jim), Travis (Tracy) Kregel , Megan Kregel all from Guttenberg, and Colby Kregel from Buffalo MO ; 3 great grandchildren, Liam, Sienna & Scarlett Seevers.
Louise was preceded in death by her parents and husband Virgil in 2004.
In Lieu of flowers, plants and all other styles of sympathy, the family has requested memorials and they can be sent to either the Clayton County 4-H or the Guttenberg Municipal Hospital Auxiliary. Both organizations meant a great deal to Louise.
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