Margaret (Marge) Anna Krebs, 94 years young, of Lawrenceville, GA, while at home reading a book in her favorite chair suddenly went to be with our Lord on June 7th. She was in good health until the Lord called her. Marge was born October 18, 1923 in a farmhouse near Pelican Rapids, Minnesota to Amelia Savel (mother) and Adolf Kollar (Father), both immigrants from Austria. Marge was one of 10 siblings (4 sisters and 6 brothers). She is survived by two, her younger sister Marlys Klovstad and younger brother Ernie Kollar. Marge entered the Navy during WWII in 1944 as a Navy Wave, serving as a Pharmacist Mate 3rd Class until April 19, 1946. After her honorable discharge from the Navy she moved to Miami, Florida and then to Marathon in the Florida Keys. There she met her husband, Frank A. Krebs. She raised and is survived by four children David Krebs and Donna Carbaugh, from Frank’s first wife who passed away, and two of hers from the marriage, Keith Krebs and Karen Thorne. She has 11 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and 4 great-great grandchildren. After Frank’s passing in 1984 she moved to Wellborn, Florida and lived next to her daughter Donna until moving to live by her son Keith in Lawrenceville, GA in 2012. Marge worked as a waitress her entire life and had quite a following among her customers. She was beloved by everyone she came in contact with and was an inspiration to all. Marge was very active in the church her whole life and in her community where she lived in Lawrenceville. At only four feet eleven inches she filled any room she entered with joy, peace, and a fabulous sense of humor. Her kindness to others was one of her strongest strengths. She was known far and wide for her delicious Key Lime Pie, potato salad and home cooking. She was a hard worker and fast walker. So fast that her husband, who was six feet seven inches, could hardly keep pace with her. She was a beautiful lady inside and out! One that has left a wonderful legacy of love, hope and friendship. She will be very much missed. Arrangements are being handled by Wages & Sons Funeral Home, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 30046. A memorial service is set for 2:00 PM, Saturday, June 16, 2018 at the First United Methodist Church of Lawrenceville, GA, 395 West Crogan Street, Lawrenceville, GA 30046. Flowers and cards can be sent to the Funeral Home.

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  1. I love you Mom more than you’ll ever know. You are my best friend and someone I can confide in. God bless you and may God hold you.

  2. I am so sorry Donna. Find peace knowing Jesus took her quietly and sweet. I remember the family in Marathon across the street from Topino’s.

  3. My mom was such an inspiration to so many. Her smile warmed so many hearts.
    Mom, I miss you so badly and this hurts so much but I know all of heaven rejoiced when you were welcomed there. Give Chris a kiss and hug from me.

  4. My mom was such an inspiration to so many. Her smile warmed so many hearts.
    Mom, I miss you so badly and this hurts so much but I know all of heaven rejoiced when you were welcomed there. Give Chris a kiss and hug from me. Bye bye for now…

  5. Marge was my friend for years after David and I were divorced. She was amazing! One of my first thoughts was the angels will have a hard time keeping up with her! She was one of the fastest walkers I ever saw! I lived her very much, and will miss getting to visit her at her apartment.

  6. Such a beautiful tribute for a beautiful lady. Marge radiated happiness and had such a warm smile and personality. We will sure miss seeing her at church each week. Much love to Keith, Sherry, Courtnae and the whole family.

  7. Donna, David and family. So very sorry for your loss. Your Mom was one of the sweetest ladies I ever met.
    Pleas know my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  8. Aunt Marge was such a sweet and generous person. When my Mom, Marcy her sister had surgery she came and spent a couple months taking care of her. She loved to laugh, go out to eat, but mostly visit with her family. She will be missed by all. My deepest sympathy to her whole family.

  9. My dearest Sister in Christ Marge, we shall miss you so much. But God has gained another angel. Someday we shall sing together in Heaven.

  10. David, Donna, Keith, Karen and families,
    So sad to hear of aunt Marge’s passing! She was a wonderful, kind woman and so funny! I was looking forward to celebrating her 95th bday in Georgia with all of you and my mother.. Please know that your MN/ND relatives are lifting you up in prayer!

  11. Mom was so looking forward to celebrating her sister’s 95th birthday with her. She will be greatly missed for the wonderful person that she was. May her memory warm your hearts through this sad time. My only regret is that we could have seen her more often..

  12. Love and prayers to all. May God’s blessing help you with your grief at this time and may your many memories comfort you in the years to come. Peace be with you and God bless.

  13. For Marges Family: Our family sends their sympathy and strongest support to you all. Aunt Marge was such a spit fire and her smile lite up the room. When she would come to see Mom and Dad it was just fun to listen to their stories and filled the room with laughter. My Dad, Ernie Kollar is the remaining brother in the family and sends you love and hugs from Minnesota, as do us kids, LaVonne, Michael, Cynde, Scott, Todd and our families. You are in our thoughts and prayers. So grateful Marge did not suffer and I am confident she ran up the stairs to heaven to reunite with her family! I hope she gives our mom, Lottie a hug from us! Cynde.

  14. Marge was an inspiration as a Christian woman and loving mom. She was a blessing to all that met her. Prayers and love to all.

  15. Marge was a fun loving sister. She lived so far away which made our infrequent visits so special. Our last visit was her 94th birthday and I was looking forward to her 95th but God, in His wisdom, had other plans. As the remaining siblings of the three musketeers, Ernie and I will miss her but treasure the memories. May God bless you all.

  16. To Keith, Sherry and Courtnae. Our deepest condolences on your loss. Marge was always so friendly, even if we didn’t engage in much conversation. I know by your love that she was beloved and her loss is painful. Lifting you up to the Father! Much love my friends! Andee, David and family

  17. Marge was fantastic! Though I did not get to see her that often, I felt I knew her really well because she is so much like her sister (my mom). I loved her gentle demeanor and her soft but definitely southern voice. I am so glad I got to visit her on her last birthday celebration here on earth. I also feel fortunate she was still mentally sharp and physically strong when she was called to heaven. Marge had the most important possession and that was her faith. That will be one possession she will take to heaven. I know Marge is in good hands now and someday she will be there to greet us as we enter the Kingdom of God. Rest In Peace Marge!

  18. So sorry to hear that your Mother passed, Keith. Praying for strength and peace for you, Sherry & Courtnae.

  19. We loved Aunt Marge. Always had a twinkle in her eye. She was so good to Mom ((Marcy), coming to help mom after her surgery. Loved Marge’s stories and laughter, just a beautiful woman. Deepest sympathy to all who were close to her.

  20. Dear Belle, David, Keith and Karen, Aunt Marge was one of the sweetest and kindest ladies I have ever been around. I remember her patience as a Mom, her quiet dignity with Uncle Frank and her quick laughter around friends and family. She was a blessing to all of us who were fortunate to have known her. I know your hearts are broken, but oh, what sweet sorrow. I treasure her memory.

  21. Sorry to hear about your lost I know it can be difficult to see the brighter side of things when we are faced with these trials but god does promise us that we will have a ressurection and soon we will be reunited with our loved ones again my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family (acts 24:15)

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