Frederick “Fred” Krohn
“Fred” Krohn, 73, of rural Brandon, died Sunday evening, June 22, 2014 at
Waupun Memorial Hospital.
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.
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.
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.
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 www.wernerharmsenfuneralhome.com for further
information and to send condolences.