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Paula Jean Kriech

April 16, 1948 — December 26, 2020

Paula Jean Kriech, 72, Indianapolis, passed away December 26, 2020. Paula was born April 16, 1948, in Indianapolis, to the late Charles W. and Irene (Osborne) Roberts. She married Michael E. Kriech on August 24, 1968, and he survives.

She graduated from Emmerich Manual High School and worked as a clerk at the City County Building before transitioning to retail. Paula also worked at Hill Department Store and Kmart. She retired after several years at Kroger. Her most loved job was babysitting – she loved every minute of it. Paula was also an animal lover; her two boxers, Hank and Shilo, were her two favorites. Paula will be remembered for always putting her family first. Her kind, loving, and giving manner will be cherished by her family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Jerry Moore; sister, Judith Mangrum.

Survivors include her husband of 52 years, Michael E. Kriech; son, Michael C. (Denise) Kriech; daughter, Angela (Chuck) Evans; brother, Jeffrey Roberts; sister, Sharon Collins; grandchildren, Cody (Ally) Evans, Blake Evans, Joel Kriech and Jillian Kriech; great grandchildren, Abby and Ethan.

Visitation will be Wednesday, December 30, 2020, 5 to 7 p.m., at the O’Riley Funeral Home, 6107 S. East St., Indianapolis. Funeral services will follow at 7 p.m. Those attending will be required to wear masks and to practice physical distancing in an effort to keep everyone safe. The service will be live streamed on the O’Riley Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/orileyfuneralhome/.

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