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November 29, 1934 – Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Service Information
St. John’s Lutheran Church in Winsted,
Saturday, June 18, 2011
11.00 A.M.

Visitation Information

Jerry “Pinky” Norris Krohn, age 76, of Winsted, Minnesota and formerly of San Jose, California passed away on Tuesday, June 14th, 2011 at St. Mary’s Care Center in Winsted, Minnesota.

He was born on November 29, 1934 in Victor Township, Wright County, Minnesota the son of Arthur & Meta Yager Krohn.

Jerry honorably served his Country in The United States Army.

In 1981, Jerry Krohn & Barbara Elliott were joined in holy marriage.

Jerry loved sports, gardening, traveling and good food.

He was a faithful member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Winsted, Minnesota.

Survived by sisters and brothers: Ramona Kirchner of Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, Thomas Krohn of Howard Lake, Minnesota Roland Krohn of Howard Lake, Minnesota, Rita Krohn of Minneapolis, Minnesota Paulette Krohn of Minneapolis, Minnesota Dale Krohn of Maple Grove, Minnesota Grant Krohn of Maple Lake, Minnesota and Mary Krohn of Bloomington, Minnesota; other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by his wife: Barbara J. Elliott on February 10, 1993, his parents and by special friend: Diane Hertzog on May 18, 2003.

Funeral Services for Jerry Krohn will be held on Saturday, June 18th at 11:00 A.M. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Winsted, Minnesota. Pastor Mark Loder will officiate.

Sharon Pingree will be the organist for the funeral service.

Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in San Jose, California.

A visitation will be held on Friday, June 17th from 4-8 P.M. at The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, Minnesota. An American Legion Ritual will be held at 6:45 P.M. Further visitation was held on Saturday morning, June 18th one hour prior to services at the church.

Casket Bearers will be Shannon Krohn, Jeff Krohn, Keith Kirchner and Stanley Gulso.

The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, Minnesota served the family. Online condolences may be made to

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