Kimberly M. Lau
FUNERAL HOME
Thornridge Funeral Home - Dolton
15801 S. Cottage Grove Avenue
Dolton, IL
KIMBERLY M. LAU (NEE KROLO) LOWELL, IN Kimberly M. Lau (nee Krolo), age 54, late of Lowell, IN. Beloved wife of Michael Lau. Devoted mother of Jacquelyn and Kathryn. Proud grandmother of Kody. Loving daughter of John and Marilyn Krolo. Dearest sister of Cynthia (Thomas) Motyka and Kathryn (Karl) Wexelberg. Fond daughter-in-law of Ed and Betty Lau. Dear sister-in-law of Nancy Lau and Joseph (Laurie) Lau. Kimberly was a dedicated teacher at Our Lady of Knock School for 25 years and Christ Our Savior School for seven years. Visitation Friday, December 9, 2011 from 2:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 9:15 a.m. from Thornridge Funeral Home (Janusz Family Funeral Service), 15801 W. Cottage Grove Ave. (four blocks North of 162nd St. (Rte. 6) Dolton/South Holland to St. Jude the Apostle Church for Mass at 10:00 a.m. Interment St. Edward Cemetery, Lowell, IN. (708) 841-2300 or: thornridgefuneralhomes.com"

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Michael,
We are so sorry to hear of Kim's death. I will keep you and yours in our prayers.
Bob/Norma Voss
December 11, 2011
Miss Lau you will be missed thank you for being a good teacher to our sons your were one of the best. We love and miss you.
Maurice Staples
December 9, 2011
Miss Krolo was my third grade teacher in 1980-81 at Our Lady of Knock. (Her second year at OLK.) She was a wonderful, kind, caring teacher who always went over and above to make learning fun and meaningful for her students. I have many fond memories of her class. She taught us macrame during our recess (my Mom kept my blue and white plant holder for years and years), loved science and did many fun experiments with us, showed us photographs of the Black Forest, and taught us words in German, (which I remember thinking was so cool). Miss Krolo had a lasting impact on the lives of her students. Her passion for what she did was evident. I can only hope that my students will have the kind of memories of me that I have of her 30 years from now.
My sincere condolences to your family during this very difficult time. Your Mom/Wife touched many lives in such a positive way. She was a very special person. My prayers are with you.
Jennifer (Grutzius) McAtee
December 8, 2011
Mrs. Lau was a great preschool teacher for me at Our Lady of Knock. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. -Leanne Witulski
Leanne Witulski
December 8, 2011
My deepest condolences on Kim's passing. We were in the same class at Seton back in the 70's, and what a surprise when she was my daughter's teacher at Our Lady of Knock. I saw Kim a few years ago at a mutual friends daughter's graduation party and she looked wonderful. So upbeat and happy and shared her happiness regarding her wonderful family. Know that you were the most important part of her life and she was so greatful to have all of you. You are in my prayers. She was a really good person, thank you for sharing her with all of us. Our children benefited from her love for them.
Bertie Trader
December 8, 2011
My thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time. My deepest sympathy. May the good memories bring you comfort. Martina McDermott (Manteno, Illinois)
December 8, 2011
Lori and I would like to extend our condolences on Kim's passing and please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Steve & Lori Miklos
December 8, 2011
Mike and family, we are so sorry to hear of Kim's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this most difficult time. May a long list of the good times you had together keep up your spirits.
All our love,
Mike and Linda Henry
Mike and Linda Henry
December 8, 2011
Dear Mike, Jackie, and Katie,

My deepest sympathy on the passing of Kim. She was a wonderful teacher, friend, and wife/mom. I hope that you all know that you three are and were the most precious gifts in her life. I remember her telling me about meeting you for the first time, Mike. How happy she was! I remember your wedding and when she came to Our Lady of Knock School and announced that she was expecting a child- how happy she was and that child was named, Jackie!

I would not see Kim often after I lift knock but when I did it was just like old times. We talked about the three of you with the addition of her Grandchild. Kim just beamed with pride. She touched the life of many students and parents in her short life but what a gift she was to all.

I am sure that as time passes your sorrow will be eased with wonderful memories of happier times. As you share stories of Kim with family and friends remember that her love will always be with you. May those memories and thoughts bring you some peace and comfort.

I am sorry that I am unable to attend Kim's wake or Funeral Mass but I will be with you in thought and prayer.

Blessings and Peace,
Pat Kahl
December 8, 2011
Marilyn, I am deeply saddened to hear of Kim's passing. She was my son's teacher at OLK.I will keep your family in my prayers.
Elaine Cope
December 8, 2011
I am so sorry for your family's loss. Kim was a wonderful woman, and an amazing teacher. She taught all of my children at Our Lady of Knock, and now both of my daughters are teachers. She will be sorely missed. She touched many lives and was well loved, but her spirit will live on through those she touched.
Lois Delaney
December 8, 2011
My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.
Sue Rogers
December 7, 2011
Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.
The Staff of Thornridge Funeral Home
December 8, 2011
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