Theodore “Ted” Kroes, age 94, passed away on Monday, November 24, 2014, at the Wisconsin Veteran’s Home, Union Grove. Ted was born in Wausaukee, WI, on February 20, 1920, son of the late Henry and Everdina (Nee: Clausen) Kroes.
Survivors include his children, Margaret (David) Voss of Union Grove, Joyce Kroes (Katherine Pentilla) of Waterford; daughter-in-law, Donna Kroes of Racine; his grandchildren, Richard (Amy) Klinkhammer, Tracy (Eric) Kipper, Tina Haag, Bryan (Kelly) Haag, Kimberly (Vinnie) Krezinski, Kristin (Geoff) LaCanne, Dakota Kroes, Michelle (Jason) Sutherland of Muskego, Nathan (Katherine) Voss of Oakfield Center, Jennifer (Art) Juszkiewicz of Rochester, Jeanine Pentilla of Portland, Oregon; his great-grandchildren, Trenton, Tyler and Troy Kipper, Dominic and Alyssa LaCanne, Dodge and Kylie Krezinski, Cayden Krida, Lauren Haag, Madalynn, Brayden, Brynn and Jonah Voss, Aviana Sutherland, Jane and Ean Juszkiewicz; two sisters, Georgia Repalian, Nettie Doyle; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by his son, Dennis; daughter, Carol; brothers and sisters, John, Minnie, Dorothy, Sister Corona, William, George and Henry.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, November 28, 2014, at 11 a.m. at St. Rita’s Catholic Church, 4339 Douglas Ave., with Rev. Kevin Mullins OSA officiating. Entombment with Full Military Honors will follow at Holy Cross Garden Mausoleum, Hwy 32. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Friday at the church from 10 a.m. until time of Mass at 11 a.m. Memorials to the Wisconsin Veteran’s Home or to St. Rita’s Catholic Church have been suggested.
A special thank you to the staff at Fairchild Hall and Vitas Hospice for their loving and compassionate care.
MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St., Racine, WI (262) 634-7888