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.