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Obituary: Paul Benjamin Krone

Obituary: Paul Benjamin Krone

June 28th, 2012 in Obituaries

Paul Benjamin Krone, 62, of Champaign, Ill., formerly of Westphalia, died Wednesday, June 27, 2012, at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born on February 2 ,1950, in Jefferson City, the son of James A. Krone and Martha Catherine Scheppers Krone. He was a graduate of Fatima High School in 1968 and received his bachelors degree from the University of Missouri in 1972. He was united in marriage on May 17, 1975, in Jefferson City, to Dianne Mary Redel, who resides at the home. Paul worked as an Environmental Specialist for over 30 years with the United States Soil and Conservation Service. He retired in December 2011. He was a member of St. Matthew Catholic Church in Champaign, Ill., and a former member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Westphalia, Mo. Paul enjoyed cars, car racing, fishing, and watching all sports on TV. Other survivors include: his mother, Martha Krone, Westphalia; two sons, Jason Krone, Champaign, Ill. and Aaron Krone, Bloomington, Ill.; and one brother, John (Marsha) Krone, Peoria, Ill. He was preceded in death by his father, James Krone. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m., Saturday, June 30, 2012, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Westphalia, with the Rev. Mark S. Smith officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Westphalia, with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m. Memorials are suggested to the charity of the donor's choice. Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Those wishing to email tributes or condolences to the family may do so at the hyperlink: http://www.dulletrimble.com