Friday, January 2nd, 2009
Harry W. Krogman, 87, 7693 Bogart Road, Celina, died at 5:01 p.m. Dec. 31, 2008, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
He was born May 24, 1921, in Mercer County, to Howard and Ella Verick Krogman. On Nov. 27, 1948, he married Naomi Knous, who survives.
Other survivors are four sons, Eddie (Patty), Mendon, Terry (Jana), Covington, David and Rick (Lynn), all of Celina; two daughters, Connie (Joe) McPheron, St. Marys, and Carol (William) Coate, Mt. Eden, Ky.; two sisters, Mary Kuhn, Celina, and Doris (Don) Cook, St. Marys; 18 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a sister, Ruth Arnold; and two brothers-in-law, Kerman Kuhn and Francis Arnold.
He retired from farming, the Ohio State Highway Patrol Auxiliary and Celina Police Department, where he was an officer and dispatcher. He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Hopewell Township, and the Celina American Legion. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in World War II.
Services are 2 p.m. Sunday at the church, the Rev. Debora Demeier officiating. Burial, with military rites, is at Mercer Memory Gardens, Celina.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Saturday at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina, and one hour prior to services Sunday at the church.
Condolences can be left at www.ciscofuneralhome.com.