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Krohn, Frederick "Fred'

Frederick "Fred" Krohn, 73, of rural Brandon, died Sunday evening, June 22, 2014, at Waupun Memorial Hospital.

Fred was born June 30, 1940, in Waupun, the son of Earl and Dorothy Baker Krohn. Fred was a graduate of Waupun High School, class of 1958. Fred served with the United States Army from 1964-1966. On May 27, 1967, he married Rada Wilcoxen in Salem, IL. Following their marriage they moved to the Brandon area, where they farmed for 45 years. Following farming, Fred worked at Equity Livestock in Lomira for 20 years. Fred was a member of Rising Sun Grange in Ladoga, a very active member of Union-Congregational Church in Waupun, having served on many boards and committees, a board member of the town of Springvale, president of Wedges Prairie Cemetery Association, and a member of Guernsey Breeders Association. He was also a past 4H member.

Fred is survived by a daughter, Renae (Tim Vaughn) Krohn of rural Brandon; a son, Dean (Amy) Krohn of rural Brandon; three grandchildren, Edward, Lucy, and Heather Krohn; a sister-in-law, Cheryl Krohn of Waupun; and nieces and nephews.

Fred was preceded in death by his wife, Rada Krohn in 2012; an infant son, Eugene Frederick Krohn; a brother, Gib Krohn; a brother-in-law, Eugene Wilcoxen; and a sister-in-law, Willadene Wilcoxen; and his parents.

Memorial services for Fred Krohn will be held Saturday, June 28, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at Union-Congregational Church in Waupun with Rev. Jack Kraaz officiating. Burial will follow at Wedges Prairie Cemetery in the town of Waupun. Friends and relatives of Fred Krohn may call on the family on Friday evening at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun from 5-7 p.m. and Saturday at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service. American Legion Post 210 of Waupun will provide military honors.

Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home of Waupun and staff are serving the family. Please visit our website at for further information and to send condolences.


Published in Fond du Lac Reporter on June 24, 2014
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