Minonk- Oleta "Jean" Krone, 69, of Minonk died at 11:45a.m. on
5, 2013 at Advocate BroMenn Regional Medical Center, Normal.
Visitation will be held from 4-7p.m. on Thursday, March 7, 2013 at
Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Minonk a memorial service will be
held immediately following visitation at
7:00p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Terry Newman
officiating. Inurnment will be in Minonk Township Cemetery at a
later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to
the Jacksonville School for the Deaf in Jacksonville, IL. Online
may be sent to the family at www.ruestmanharrisfuneralhome.com.
Jean was born October 30, 1943 in Peoria, IL a daughter of
Albert Wayne and Oleta Grace "Corder"
Gaede. She married Norman L. Krone on August 17, 1963 in Rock
Falls, IL. He
Survivors also include two sons, Richard(Barbara) Krone of
Roanoke; John(Tonya) Krone of Minonk; ten grandchildren,
Seth(Alyssa Edwards) Stoens of Minonk; Kimberley (Esaul)
of Minonk; Chevonne(Ramon) Llamas of Ft. Hood, TX; Melissa Krone
Mitchell Krone of Roanoke; Matthew(Suzanne Zehr) Krone of Eureka;
Krone of Gridley; Jordan(Marqui) Krone of Normal; Jonna Krone of
Krone of Minonk; two brothers, Dwight(Pat) Broadstone of New
Lyle(SoonJa) Broadstone of Virginia; one sister, Rhonda Comet of
great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one grandson, Jacob
Jean was a member ofFirst Assembly of God Church in Normal. She
attended the Jacksonville School
for the Deaf, graduating in 1963. She was a homemaker.
Jean loved her familyand spending time with her many friends in
the deaf community.
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