Thursday, May 23rd, 2013
Jerry W. "Krogie" Krogman, 66, St. Marys, passed away peacefully at 2:20 p.m. May 21, 2013, at his residence.
He was born Aug. 9, 1946, in Celina, to Glenn and Margaret Sawmiller Krogman. His mother survives in Mendon.
Also surviving are two sons, Matthew Krogman of Mendon, and Bart Krogman of Columbus; two daughters, Nikki Moon of St. Marys, and Misty Rockwood of Wapakoneta; a sister-in-law, Linda Krogman of Mendon; and five grandchildren.
Deceased are a brother, Larry "Froggy" Krogman, and a grandson, Daniel McBride.
He was a 1964 graduate of Mendon Union High School and served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam era. He retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, St. Marys, on March 1, 2003, after 30-plus years of service. He also worked as a water safety instructor for the American Red Cross in Van Wert, CPR instructor for the Heart Association in Auglaize County and an EMT medic in Mercer County.
He was a member of Mendon United Methodist Church, St. Marys VFW Post 9289, American Legion, St. Marys Post 323, St. Marys Eagles Aerie 767, Mason and AMVETS. He was a past master of Mendon Lodge 586 F&AM.
His favorite hobbies were riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle and golfing.
Services are at noon Friday at Cisco Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. Donald Clinger officiating. Military honors will be given by the St. Marys VFW Post 9289.
Calling is 9 a.m. to noon at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to the James Cancer and Research Center and/or Grand Lake Hospice.
Condolences may be left at www.ciscofuneralhome.com.