Lawrence D. Krahn (29 May 1910 – 2 Mar. 1976)
Krainak, Herman (12 May 1893 – 24 Aug. 1956)
* Funeral services were held at 9:00 a.m. Monday in St. Louis Catholic church, Dorchester, for Herman Krainak, 63, who died Friday in St. Joseph’s hospital, Marshfield, where he had been a patient for several days following a heart attack. Burial was made in Dorchester Memorial cemetery.
Mr. Krainak was born May 12, 1893, in the Town of Holton, where he received his education and farmed all of his life. He was unmarried.
He is survived by four sisters, Anna, who resided with him; Mrs. Peter (Louise) Wanke, Athens; Mrs. Earl (Josephine) Meyer, Racine; and Mrs. Michael (Susan) Kaiser, Ironwood, Mich. Four sisters preceded him in death.
Victoria Kramm (11 Feb. 1923 – 15 Jan. 2002)
Krepsky, Dorothy (25 Sept. 1913 – 22 Dec. 1956)
* Mrs. George Krepsky, 43, Colby, and her sister-in-law, Miss Margaret C. Krepsky, 49, who was a technician in charge of the laboratory at Milwaukee sanitarium at Wauwatosa, were killed Saturday morning when their car skidded into the path of another car on the wet, fog covered pavement of Highway 41, north of Fond du Lac.
Louis E. Marks, 68, Oshkosh, driver of the other car, died of injuries shortly after he was admitted to a Fond du Lac hospital.
Witnesses said that Miss Krepsky, en route to Colby for Christmas, passed a semi-trailer truck, and after her car had regained the right hand lane, it skidded across the center line and was struck broadside by the Marks’ car.
Services for Miss Krepsky were held at St. Mary’s Catholic church in Colby at 9:30 Wednesday morning with the Rev. John B. Pinion, Pastor, officiating.
Services for Mrs. Krepsky were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Zion Lutheran church at Colby. The Rev. William Christian officiated.
The former Dorothy Schade was born in the Town of Holton, Sept. 25, 1913, and was married at Colby to F. George Krepsky on Oct. 9, 1934. She is survived by her husband; a daughter, Lynn; her mother, Mrs. Mary Schade, Colby; and three brothers, Harold and Elroy, Milwaukee, and Everett, Milan.
Miss Margaret C. Krepsky was born at Colby Oct. 7, 1907. She attended St. Mary’s Catholic school and the Colby high school before going to St. Theresa’s college at Winona, Minn. Before becoming a technician at the Wauwatosa sanitorium, she had been employed in the same capacity for a number of years at Mercy hospital, Mason City, Iowa.
She is survived by her mother, Mrs. Hugo Krepsky, Colby; a brother, F. George Krepsky, Colby; and a sister, Mrs. Clarence (Genevieve) Neck, Colby.
Phillip Kreutzer (? – July 1906)
Ervin Paul Krienke (23 Aug. 1919 – 1 Oct. 1992)
Robert J. (19 Aug. 1919 – 2 May 2008)
* Robert J. Krieski, 88, 566 Moon Road, Mosinee, died Friday, May 2, 2008, at Kennedy Park Medical and Rehabilitation Center. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving during World War II. He was employed at Consolidated Papers-Biron Division in Wisconsin Rapids for 34 years, retiring in 1981.
Survivors include a son, Howard (Germaine) Krieski, Stevens Point; two daughters, Jane (Bob) Halder, Boulder Junction, and Nancy (Joe) Friday, Mosinee; 11 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; a brother, Harold Krieski, Sheboygan; five half-brothers; a sister, Nora Pendowski, Milwaukee; four half-sisters; and many nieces and nephews.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 6, 2008, at Beste Funeral Home, Mosinee. Burial will be in Mosinee Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, and again from 10 a.m. Tuesday until the time of services, all at the funeral home.
*** Note: His date of birth is from the Social Security Death Index.
Kroehn, Augusta (5 July 1870 – 13
Infant Son (? – 26 Mar. 1979)
* Infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Kroening, Wausau, died at 9:30 p.m. Monday at St. Joseph’s Hospital; admitted March 20.
M. (1 May 1928 – 10 Dec. 2008)
* STRATFORD -- Leon M. Kroening, 80, of C1710 Eau Pleine Road, Stratford, died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008, at Golden Living Center-Three Oaks.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Stratford.
The visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Sauter/Rembs Funeral Home, Stratford and Saturday at the church from 10 a.m. until service time.
Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Friday, 12 Dec. 2008
STRATFORD -- Leon M. Kroening, 80, of C1710 Eau Pleine Road, Stratford, died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008, at Golden LivingCenter-Three Oaks. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Stratford, with the Rev. Thomas Rudolph officiating. Burial will take place in St. Joseph's Cemetery in the village of Stratford. Serving as pallbearers will be godsons, Kenneth Sitko, Tim Landwehr, Jerry Wurl, Jerry Masanz, Dennis Kroening and Jerry Kroening.
The visitation will be held today from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Sauter/Rembs Funeral Home in Stratford, and Saturday from 10 a.m. until service time at St. Joseph's Church. A parish rosary service will be held today at 4:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Kroening was born May 1, 1928, in the town of Cleveland, Marathon County, to Joseph and Mary (Ponczoch) Kroening. He attended Johnson Elementary School in the town of Cleveland and St. Joseph's Parochial School in Stratford. As a young man, he farmed in the town of Cleveland and then worked at Klemme Feed Mill, Stratford. He then became employed at Berg Implement, Marshfield, until his retirement in 1992.
Leon was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Stratford. He had a fondness for animals, especially his dog and cats. He looked forward to family fish fries at his sister and brother-in-law, Agnes and Orville Landwehr, after their return from Florida.
He is survived by six sisters, his twin sister, Loretta Masanz of Marshfield, Margaret Kroening of Marshfield, Helen Denee of Stratford, Dorothy (Leo) Geiger of Loyal, Marcella Sitko of Mosinee, and Agnes (Orville) Landwehr of Mosinee. He is further survived by many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents; three brothers, Jerome Sr., Melvin and Bernard Kroening; and two sisters, Marie Wurl and Irene Beyer.
Krohn, Virginia Helene (13 Dec. 1930 – 28 Apr. 2006)
* Mesa, Ariz. – Virginia Helene Krohn, 75, of Mesa, Ariz., died Friday, April 28, 2006.
Burial and graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, May 22, 2006, at Gate of Heaven Catholic Cemetery in Marshfield. The Rev. Don Meuret from Our Lady of Peace Church will deliver the celebration of her life.
Funeral servives were held at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 4, 2006, at Bunkers Community Funeral Home in Mesa. Deacon Ron Ruiz from Christ the King Church in Mesa celebrated the service.
Virginia Helene Krohn was born Dec. 13, 1930, in Unity to Fred and Sena (Hoops) Luepke. She received her education in Unity and Spencer schools. She was united in marriage to Alexander C. Krohn on Sept. 26, 1953. After their marriage, they lived outside of Marshfield. Virginia worked at Saint Joseph’s Hospital until they moved to Mesa in 1978.
She is survived by her loving husband of 53 years, Alexander; eight sons, Fred (Mary Jo) of Phoenix, Ariz., Jerome from Oregon, Bruce from Port Edwards, Jeffrey (Judy) from Marshfield, Steven, Thomas, Brian (Eunice) and Kevin (Jean), all from Mesa, Arizona; and one daughter, Rhonda (Tom) Lokken, from Greenwood; 17 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and one sister, Jeanette Weister, Redondo Beach, Calif.
Her parents and her sister and brother-in-law, Pauline and Robert Zwicke, preceded her in death.
Kroll, John (25 Jan. 1895 – 10 Apr. 1953)
Kronenwetter, Sebastian (Jan.
1833 – 27 Apr. 1902)
Kropelin, Anna (2 Feb. 1863 – 14 Dec. 1935)
* Mrs. Fredrick Kropelin, a resident of this community for thirty-one years, passed away at her home in the town of Hull Saturday afternoon, diabetes and gangrene being the cause of her departure to the heavenly goal. Funeral services were held at the St. John’s Ev. church Tuesday afternoon at 1:00, Rev. E. Becker officiating, and internment was made in the Colby cemetery. The pall bearers were Wenzel Sazama, Joe Sazama, Sr., Louis Sachse, William Graumann, Ed. Brehm, John Biell.
Flowers were in charge of George Kropelin, Elroy Podevels, Lydia Barts and Alice Sellung.
The deceased was born in Menklinburg, Germany, Feb. 2, 1863, and came to the United States with her parents when a child. She was married to Mr. Kropelin at Chilton on December 8, 1884. The couple celebrated their golden wedding anniversary Saturday, Dec. 8th, 1934. They lived in the town of Hull for thirty-one years, coming here from Chilton where they lived for nineteen years.
Besides her widower, she is survived by seven children, Mrs. Frank Sellung of Milwaukee, Mrs. Harvey Barts, Mrs. Armin Barts and Mrs. Herman Podevels of the town of Hull, Adolph Kropelin, of Fort Francis, Canada, and Edward and Arno Kropelin, at home. Five children preceded the mother in death. There are twenty two grand children and seven great grand children. Mrs. Kropelin was a member of the ladies’ aid society of St. John’s Evangelical church.
Out of town people here for the funeral Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Kropelin and son, Fred, of Fort Francis, Ont., Canada, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sellung and daughters, Alice, Mary, and Mrs. Ray Janke of Milwaukee, Wis.
Mrs. Kropelin was a good Christian and a faithful member of her church, and, like all our early settlers, was of a kind and hospitable disposition and was always ready to lend a helping hand wherever needed. None ever entered her home without a warm welcome nor left without feeling the warmth of a genuine hospitality, so characteristic of the people of her ancestry.
Kropelin, Fredrick (12 Mar. 1861 – 8 Mar. 1936)
(30 May 1907 – 3 Feb. 1978)
* ATHENS – Services were at 10:30 a.m. today at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church for Mrs. Clara Kropp, 70, of Route 1, Athens (town of Bern), who died at 1:20 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield, where she was admitted Feb. 1. She had been ill since last June.
The Rev. Ralph J. Geissler officiated and burial was in Calvary Cemetery.
Mrs. Kropp, the former Clara Felzkowski, was born May 30, 1907 in the town of Johnson, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Felzkowski.
She was married at St. Anthony’s Church May 8, 1929 to Frederick Kropp who died March 13, 1971.
She lived at the town of Bern address the past 36 years.
Surviving are a son, LeRoy Kropp, Route 1, Athens, four daughters, Mrs. Chester (Mary) Dvorak of Route 1, Athens, Mrs. Victor (Delores) Pilsner of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Mrs. Peter (Joyce) Horacek, Route 2, Athens, and Miss Johanna Kropp, Athens; two brothers, Edward and Alois Felzkowski, both of Route 2, Athens; six sisters, Mrs. Vincent Writz of Marathon, Mrs. Ray Fellbaum of Route 1, Hamburg, Mrs. Harry Murkowski of Route 3, Athens, Mrs. George Pecher of Route 1, Dorchester, Mrs. Ervin Jacobi, Route 1, Abbotsford, and Mrs. Henry Rinehart, Loyal; 17 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Krucker, Mathilda (22 Dec. 1890 –
26 May 1945)
Catherine (25 Jan. 1868 – 29 Jan. 1940)
* Mrs. Joseph Krupka, aged 72 years, and four months, died at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield, on Monday, Jan. 29, at 4 P.M. Her death was caused by hardening of the arteries.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, at nine o’clock from the home and at 9:30 o’clock from St. Thomas Catholic Church, the Rev. Frank Brjekel assisted by the Rev. A. Muehlenkamp and the Rev. N. Zingen of Athens officiated at the solemn requiem high mass.
Catherine Worabella was born on Jan. 25, 1868 at Jahcubana, Austria. She came to America in the year 1888. On May 17, 1891, she was united in marriage to Joseph Krupka at Perth Amboy, N.J. In 1897 her husband purchased some land in the Town of Johnson which was then all wilderness. This she helped clear into a splendid farm.
In April, 1937, they retired and moved to Milan where she has lived up to the time of her death. She had been in failing health for several weeks and on Saturday, Jan. 27, was taken to the Marshfield Hospital.
Mrs. Krupka was an active member of the Catholic church and of the Ladies’ Altar Society.
She leaves to
mourn her death besides her husband, three sons and four daughters, Mrs. Victor
(Catherine) Wendstrom, Duluth; Stephen Krupka, Milladore, John Krupka, Rt. 2,
Athens; Sister M. Clarita Lima, of St. Rose Convent; Mrs. Geo. (Anna) Hiebl,
Dorchester; Mrs. Harold (Margaret) Jusseau, Eau Claire, and George Krupka,
Milan; 17 grand-children and one great-grandchild; one sister in Jersey City,
N.J., and one brother in Austria, besides other relatives and many friends. Her
sons and sons-in-law acted as pallbearers. All the children and the sister from
Jersey City attended the funeral.
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