Dr. Edward L. Krieg, who retired as a general surgeon and colonel in the Army Reserve, died of cancer Monday at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington. He was 75 and lived on Ramsey Drive in Ellicott City.
A mass of Christian burial for Dr. Krieg was being offered today at the Roman Catholic Church of the Resurrection, Paulskirk Drive and Chatham Road, Ellicott City.
He retired as a surgeon in 1987 but continued to serve as a consultant to the Social Security Administration until last March. He began his private practice in Baltimore after serving in World War II. He was recalled to active duty during the Korean War.
The Baltimore native was a graduate of Calvert Hall High School, the University of Maryland at College Park and its medical school.
He is survived by his wife, the former Alice Beatrice Arnold; a son, Edward J. Krieg of Carney; two daughters, Alice B. Haldeman of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., and Mary K. Krieg of Baltimore; his mother, Ruby A. Krieg of Catonsville; and three grandchildren.