Today
29°
Sunny
Tonight
20°
Mostly Clear
Tomorrow
36°
Mostly Sunny
Tomorrow Night
29°
Partly Cloudy
Saturday
38°
Mostly Cloudy
10%
Saturday Night
35°
Chance Rain
42%
Sunday
45°
Chance Rain
43%
Sunday Night
41°
Chance Rain
69%
Monday
49°
Rain
100%
Monday Night
31°
Rain
78%
Tuesday
33°
Chance Snow
43%
Tuesday Night
24°
Mostly Cloudy
14%
3 Day
Extended
Monday, July 14th, 2014
James Kronenberger Sr.
James J. Kronenberger Sr., 83, Minster, died at 3:05 p.m. July 12, 2014, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
He was born Feb. 27, 1931, in Dayton, to Alphons and Loretta Schwartz Kronenberger. On May 30, 1959, he married Judith Kuntz in Dayton, and she survives in Minster.
Also surviving are his children, Lori (Mike) Tangeman, Minster, Jim Jr. (Janet) Kronenberger, New Bremen, Beth (Russ) Eber. Wapakoneta, Jill Hensley, Lebanon, Andy (Heather) Kronenberger, Fletcher, Gary (Laura) Kronenberger, Cincinnati, Wendy (Jeff) Barthel, San Antonio, Texas, Heidi (Greg) Beister, Virginia Beach, Va., Bill (Danielle) Kronenberger, Waco, Texas, and Amy Kronenberger, Elida; a sister, Mary Ann (Bill) Imfeld, Centerville; in-law, Jack Ryan, Trotwood, and other in-laws; 27 grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and four stepgreat-grandchildren.
Deceased are a daughter, Erin Kronenberger, and a sister, Donna Ryan.
He retired from Minster Machine. He was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church and its men's choir, Knights of Columbus and the American Legion, all of Minster. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He was a lifelong Cincinnati Reds fan and an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed his grandchildren's activities.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Rick Nieberding officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery with military rites by the Minster firing squad.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Friday and 9-9:30 a.m. Saturday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
Condolences may be left at www.hogenkampfh.com.
Additional obituaries on this date
Donna B. Jones, 86, Celina, died at 10:05 p.m. July 12, 2014, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Larry Lee Emans, 66, formerly of Celina, died July 6, 2014, at Mercy Tiffin Reg [More]
Robert G. "Gene" Orick Sr., 63, Celina, died July 12, 2014, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Marvin R. Monnin, 73, Minster, died at 5:52 p.m. July 11, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton, after a 10-month illness. [More]
Shaun Lawson, 32, Celina, died at 12:19 p.m. July 13, 2014, at his home.
Arra [More]
Norma Jean Schumm, 88, Syracuse, Ind., died at 1 a.m. July 12, 2014, at Millers Merry Manor, Syracuse. [More]
Martha Alberta Menchhofer, 90, Portland, Ind., died July 11, 2014, at Albany Healthcare and Rehabilitation. [More]