Arthur “Art” Krier

Dell Rapids, SD
June 26, 2021
Arthur “Art” Krier, 86, of Dell Rapids, passed away on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at the Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls. His Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, July 2, 2021 in St. Mary Catholic Church, Dell Rapids. Interment will be in the St. Mary Cemetery. Visitation with the family present will be from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 1, 2021 at Kahler-Brende Funeral Home.
Arthur “Art” Anthony Krier was born on June 14, 1935, the son of Leavern and Irene (Achen) Krier. He grew up on a farm seven miles north of Dell Rapids. He attended country school before attending St. Mary School. After school he helped his father on the family farm. He married Thora Christensen at Dell Rapids. To this union five children were born. After the divorce, he moved to St. Louis where he worked for Forest Products for 24 years. After retirement he moved back to Dell Rapids.
Art was a member of the Catholic Order of Foresters and served in the South Dakota Army National Guard. He enjoyed riding motorcycles and fishing.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and his brother, Joe.
He is survived by his children, Julie Faber (Bart) of Chamberlain, Bruce (Holly) Krier of Montrose, Laurie (Glenn) Anderson of Eden Prairie, MN, Bob Krier of Hartford and Sandy Lybarger of Hartford; ten grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren and one great great-grandchild; his two brothers, Jerome (Donna) Krier of Fairbanks, AK and Andy (Marlyn) Krier of Alta, IA; his sister, Carol (Bill) Manners of Edina, MN; his sister-in-law, Sharon Krier of Brookings and his extended family.