homepage logo


Orville H. “Pep” Krosch, 86

Nov 26, 2011

Good Thunder – Orville H. “Pep” Krosch, age 86, of Good Thunder, died Monday, Nov. 21, 2011, at his home. Funeral Services were held Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011, at 11 a.m. at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Vernon Center. Visitation was one hour prior to services at the church. Burial followed in Vernon Center Cemetery.

Spencer-Owen Funeral Home in Winnebago assisted the family with the arrangements.

Orville was born Aug. 22, 1925, the third son to Bernard and Amanda (Goltz) Krosch, in Hebron Township, Kossuth County, Iowa.

He is survived by his wife, Loretta; children, Wayne (Pat) Krosch, of Vernon Center, Douglas (Jennie) Krosch, of Vernon Center, Steve (Deb) Krosch, of Lake Crystal, Mark (Crista) Krosch, of Mankato, and Doreen (Kevin) Hoffman, of Elgin; 15 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and sister-in-laws, Marilyn (Jim) Stevens, of Amboy, and Sharon Schwanke, of Brainerd.

Should friends desire expressions of sympathy are preferred in the form of donations to the St. Peter’s Lutheran Church Sunday School Fund or the American Diabetes Association.

Web tributes may be left at www.spencerowen.com