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Clarence J. Krogman - 89

3/6/1926 - 7/26/2015

Clinton, Iowa

Clarence J. Krogman age 89 of Clinton, passed away peacefully with his family around him on Sunday July 26, 2015 at Mercy Living Center South, Clinton. Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Wednesday at the Zion Lutheran Church. Visitation will be held Tuesday 4 – 7 PM at the Pape Funeral Home and Wednesday 9:30 AM until the service hour at the church. Burial will be at Clinton Lawn Cemetery, with the Miles American Legion Post #677 conducting military honors. Casket bearers will be Dale Schroeder, Randy Hale, Martin and Michael Burken, Brent Griswold, and Matthew Toppert. Memorials to the Zion Lutheran Church. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com

Clarence was born on March 6, 1926 in Clinton, the son of Frank and Josephine (Bormann) Krogmann Jr. He was a veteran in the US Army from 1944-1946, serving in the European Theatre in Austria and Germany during WWII, with the 510 Field Artillery Unit. He married Mardella Hagge on Dec. 19, 1951 in Clinton. He was a farmer his entire life and did carpentry work for over 20 years. He was a man always willing to help others. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church. He was a member of the Moose Lodge #363, where he was trustee for 12 years and with a Fellowship Degree, the Miles American Legion #677, and the AMVETS #28.

Clarence is survived by his wife, Mardella Krogman; his three children, Earl (Debra) Krogman, Janet (John) Taylor , and Dean (Beth) Krogman all of Clinton; 11 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren; two brothers, Arnold (Mary) Krogmann and Lester (Betty Boehmer) Krogmann both of Clinton; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, and two sisters.

Visitation:

Visitation will be held Tuesday 4 – 7 PM at the Pape Funeral Home and Wednesday 9:30 AM until the service hour at the church.

Service:

Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Wednesday at the Zion Lutheran Church. Burial will be at Clinton Lawn Cemetery, with the Miles American Legion Post #677 conducting military honors.

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