William Charles “Bill” Krohn
William Charles “Bill” Krohn, 87, of Kewanna, passed away at 4:32 a.m. at his home on Friday, Oct. 4.
He was born on Sept. 5, 1932, in Denham, to the late Charles and Clara (Reichert) Krohn. In 1950, Bill graduated from Winamac Community High School. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
Bill married Elizabeth Kurz on Aug. 15, 1973, at Pleasant Hill Methodist Church.
Bill was a lifelong resident and farmer in Pulaski County. He also served two terms as Harrison Township Trustee, eight years on the Pulaski County Welfare Board, and 20 years on the Pulaski County Aviation Board for Arens Field.
Bill enjoyed hunting and watching wildlife. He was a great storyteller and enjoyed writing poetry. Bill was a dog lover.
Survivors include wife Elizabeth Jean “Libby” Krohn of Kewanna; stepsons: Mark [Connie] Ingram of Winamac, Kirk Ingram of Winamac, and James K. Ingram of Kewanna; stepdaughter Diana L. [Walt] Lowry Hanselman of Plymouth; 11 stepgrandchildren; eight step-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents Charles and Clara (Reichert) Krohn; daughter-in-law Lisa A. Ingram; son-in-law Terry E. Lowry; sisters: Florence Klampe, Dorothy Eiler, Evelyn Leslin and Clara Mae Locke; and brother Bud Krohn Sr.
Visitation was from 3-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 8, at Frain Mortuary in Winamac. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, with Rev. Edward Clark officiating. Burial will take place at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Lake Bruce. The American Legion and VFW will conduct military graveside services.
Memorial contributions may be made to Fulton County Hospice or Pulaski Memorial Hospital.
Online condolences may be offered in the guestbook at www.frainmortuary.com.
(Pulaski County Journal — Oct. 9, 2019)