Richard Kroll (Veteran)
Richard John "Dick" Kroll, 74, of Lohman, died Sunday, January 15, 2012, at St. Mary's Health Center. Richard was born on January 28, 1937, in Jefferson City, the son of the late Sam Herman and Anne Mary Gerhardt Kroll. He served in the United States Army. He was united in marriage on October 24, 1959, in Jefferson City, to Dorothy Marie Schepers, who resides at the home. In his early years, Richard worked for his grandfather and father on the family farm in the Frog Hollow area. Later Richard worked for the Union Carpenters Local 945 and owned and operated Kroll Insulation. Richard was a member of St. Martin Catholic Church. Richard loved to go to auctions and visit with all his friends. Richard is survived by his wife: Dorothy (Schepers) Kroll of Lohman; six children: Mark (Deidre) Kroll of St. Louis; Elizabeth (Darryl) Williams and Rita Kroll, both of Jefferson City; Patricia (Steve) Luckenotte of Ashland; Sam (Bongkoch) Kroll of St. Louis; and Rebecca Kroll of Dexter; his grandson: Ian (Hillary) Williams, St. Louis; granddaughter: Sophia Kroll, St. Louis; and a sister: Mary Stegeman, Jefferson City. He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Raymond Kroll; his daughter, Katherine Kroll; a sister, Ruth Brauner; and a brother, Tom Kroll. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m., Wednesday, January 18, 2012, at St. Martin Catholic Church with the Rev. Edwin A. Schmidt officiating. Burial with military honors will be in St. Martin Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home with a prayer service at 3:30 p.m. Memorials are suggested to the St. Martin Expansion Fund, 7148 St. Martins Ave., Jefferson City, MO 65109. Those wishing to email tributes or condolences to the family may do so at www.dulletrimble.com
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