Eileen E. Kroening
Eileen E. Kroening, 90, died Thursday December 17, 2020 under the care of her family and Ministry Hospice. She was born February 11, 1930 in Brown County, Wisconsin. On August 28, 1948 she married Albert Kroening at Salem Lutheran Church, Wausau. He preceded her in death October 7, 1990. Prior to her retirement, Eileen had been employed as a Service Rep with GTE. She was a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church in the town of Wausau where she was an active member participating in the church choir and as a Sunday School Teacher. Her bible passage was; Believe in the Lord Jesus Christ and thou shalt be saved, and thine house. Acts 16:31 Eileen was also a volunteer at Bethesda Thrift Shop. Among her favorite pastimes, she enjoyed all types of traveling along with fishing and camping. She especially looked forward to Friday when we would head up to the cottage on Lake Nokomis.
Survivors include her children, Faye Clark, Merrill, Ross (Jane) Kroening, Wausau, Lori Kroening, Merrill; grandchildren, Matthew (Hailey) Clark, Merrill, Sara (Eric) Edwardson, Wausau; great grandchildren, Grace and Alice Edwardson, Brandtly and Rhea Clark; brother-in-law, Richard Ashton, Estes Park, Colorado. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her mother, Erna (Schultz) Keys and a sister, Arleigh Ashton.
Private funeral services will be Tuesday December 22, 2020 at Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home. A public graveside service will be at Noon Tuesday St. Peter Lutheran Cemetery, 238537 Del Rio Road, Wausau. Rev. Russell Kampfer will officiate. Online condolences may be expressed at www.petersonkraemer.com