Donald E. Kroll, 98, of Tuscola, IL passed away at 5:13 AM on Thursday, September 1, 2022 at Carriage Crossing Senior Living in Arcola, IL.
A graveside memorial service with Military Rites conducted by the Arcola VFW and the Arcola American Legion will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, September 26, 2022 in the Arcola Cemetery.
Don was born on June 9, 1924 in Bourbon, IL. He was a son of Fred and Matilda (Engelland) Kroll. He married Mary Evelyn Frances Greenwood on September 16, 1950 in Arcola, IL. She passed away on January 12, 1998.
He is survived by one son, Donald E. Kroll II and his wife Melynda of Canon City, CO, one grandson, Donald Mykel Kroll of Canon City, CO and one granddaughter, Myranda A. Kroll of Pueblo, CO.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife and one sister, Eva Richey.
Don was an Army Veteran of the Korean War and received three Bronze Stars.
Don was an engineer for the Pan Handle Eastern Pipeline for 37 years.
He was a member of the Forty Martyrs Catholic Church in Tuscola, IL. Don was a member of the VFW in Findlay, IL, American Quarter Horses Association, and the National Rifle Association.
Memorials may be made to the Tuscola Volunteer Fire Department or the local VFW.