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Constance Rumely
August 27, 1924 ~
March 07, 2018
Date of Service: July 21, 2018

Shirley Sedivy
January 31, 1938 ~
July 09, 2018
Date of Service: August 04, 2018

Ronald Brandt
June 10, 1946 ~
June 27, 2018
Date of Service: August 25, 2018

Doris Parker
June 21, 1926 ~
July 17, 2018

Robin Pavolich
December 26, 1957 ~
July 14, 2018

Thomas Saisbury
November 28, 1943 ~
July 09, 2018

Charles Undlin
March 4, 1928 ~
July 06, 2018

Jean Hays
September 21, 1933 ~
July 06, 2018

Rylee Cygan
July 9, 1996 ~
July 03, 2018

Donna Stephens
April 12, 1932 ~
July 01, 2018


Elfriede Kroos

August 23, 1931 ~ August 11, 2017

Elfriede Margarete Kroos, 85, of Bozeman passed away Friday, August 11, 2017.  Elfriede was born August 23, 1931 in Heilsberg, Ostpreuben, Germany to Hubert and Maria Schenk.

She attended school in Germany, receiving her nursing degree and graduating with honors.  She married Roy Henry Kroos on December 12, 1953 in Steinburg, Germany.  They had a son, Roland, and in March 1955 the family travelled to the United States, making Chapman, Nebraska their new home.  Soon after, they moved to Grand Island, Nebraska and another son, Harry, was born.

Once Elfriede arrived in the U.S., she worked in the healthcare field and as a home health provider.  She enjoyed crocheting, reading, and cooking.  She also loved the outdoors, particularly her flower garden and camping.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Kroos; her parents; and her brother, Roland Schenk.

Survivors include her sons, Roland (Brenda) Kroos and Harry (Diann) Kroos; sisters, Lore Schmidt of Kiel, Germany and Rotraut Volker of Heiligenstedten, Germany; and five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Cremation has taken place and services will be announced at Messiah Lutheran Church in Grand Island.

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