Mrs. Krom was born on January 9, 1934 in Fort Wayne, a daughter of Fred and Frances (Nix) Alles, and spent her formative years there. As an adult, she had lived in Florida for ten years, before returning to this area in 1978.
On November 20, 1980 she was married to Lewis E. Krom. The couple spent their married lives at Round Lake, and she assisted her husband in the operation of Sweet Pea Septic Service for many years.
Mr. Krom preceded her in death on August 28, 1997.
She was a member of the Good News Baptist Church in Churubusco.
The surviving relatives include her twin brother, Eugene “Pete” (Charlotte) Alles and another brother, John Alles, both of Fort Wayne.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by an infant son, Scotty Reed; and by a brother, Carl Alles.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, September 14, 2011, at the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco with Rev. Edward A. Thompson, pastor of Good News Baptist Church, officiating.
The family will receive friends at the mortuary from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday.
Interment will be in the Christian Chapel Cemetery, Merriam.
For those who wish, memorials may be directed to Good News Baptist Church, 812 W. Anderson Road, Churubusco, IN 46723
To leave an online condolence for the family in Mrs. Krom’s memory, log on to www.sheetsandchilds.net.