Rosemary Kroner, 88, of the Bradford Villa, formerly of 836 Santa Maria Dr., died peacefully with her family at her side Friday (Jan. 10, 2014) in the Sunset Home.
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She was born June 25, 1925, in Mosinee, Wis., a daughter of Conrad and Tina Koslowski Martin. She married Merle Frank Kroner on Sept. 13, 1947, in Quincy. He died Nov. 6, 2008.
Rosemary was a graduate of Mosinee High School and St. Mary's School of Nursing. Rosemary was a registered nurse and worked at St. Mary's Hospital and the Illinois Veterans Home. She was also a cadet nurse during World War II.
Rosemary was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church and the Ladies of St. Francis. She was also a member of St. Mary's Hospital Guild. Rosemary enjoyed traveling, gardening, spending time with family and loved going to the casino.
The family would like to especially thank the Blessing Hospice for the compassionate and dignified care that Rosemary received.
She is survived by one son, Michael C. Kroner and his wife, Sally, of Quincy; two daughters, Susan Tournear and her husband, Lenny, and Mary Ann Comer and her husband, Dave, all of Quincy; six grandchildren, Todd Kroner and his wife, Lisa, of Mendon, Michelle Douglass and her husband, Josh, of Kansas City, Mo., Travis Kroner and his wife, Crystal, of Columbia, Mo., Chad Comer of Nashville, Tenn., Ryan Comer and his wife, Jaime, of Black Forest, Colo., and Elizabeth Holt and her husband, Ted, of Quincy; and three great grandchildren, Jacob Kroner, Hannah Kroner and Ava Kroner.
In addition to her husband, she is also preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Philip Martin.
SERVICES: 10 a.m. Friday in the Duker and Haugh Funeral Home and at 10:30 a.m. Friday in St. Francis Catholic Church. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.
VISITATION: 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home.
MEMORIALS: St. Francis Church or School or to the Quincy Humane Society.
ARRANGEMENTS: Duker and Haugh Funeral Home.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.whig.com.
Duker & Haugh Funeral Home
823 Broadway Quincy, IL 62301
Published in Quincy Herald-Whig on Jan. 15, 2014