Their son, David, was born in 1966, and son, Karl, in 1969.
In 1979, the Kruegers moved to Blair, where he taught at Dana and she at Blair Community Schools.
But during the 1992-93 school year, he taught English at Chonbuk University in Jeon-Ju, South Korea. She taught his English lab.
She also worked with an American boy so he’d be ready for second grade when his family returned to the U.S., and Korean children whose family planned to go to Washington State.
Sieg helped Korean pastors improve their English. Brenda taught a children’s Sunday school, starting with four students and ending up with 26.
An organization in Seoul offered weekend trips.
“We got to see a lot of the country,” she said. “I had a friend who would take me hiking in the mountains, usually to Buddhist temples because they’re in pretty places.”
After retiring, they sold their acreage and moved into Fremont.
Their adventures weren’t over.
They’d applied for short-term teaching through the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
In January 2001, they went to Dumka, India, for three months to help pastors improve their English.