Lorna L. Krob, 88

Published 9:26 am Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Lorna L. Krob, 88, of Austin, died Saturday, Feb. 19, at St. Mark’s Lutheran Home.

Lorna Krob

Lorna Lucille Norman was born March 10, 1922, in Rockwell, Iowa, one of 12 children of Frank and Stella Norman. She attended school in Oakland, Minn., until the 10th grade. On November 30, 1939, she was united in marriage to Theodore J. Krob. They had three sons, Steven, Carl and Dean. Lorna lived by East Side Lake in their home for 61 years before moving to Murphy’s Creek, and then St. Mark’s Lutheran Home.

Lorna was an active member of First United Methodist Church, UMW Church Circle, WFL Lodge 38 and President of Webster’s PTA. She was a dedicated homemaker, loved to bake and was especially known for her kolaches. Lorna was an accomplished seamstress, making afghans for her loved ones. A highlight of her summers was fishing on Lake Kabetogama. She was an avid sports fan, attending all of her sons’ football and baseball games and watching sports on TV.

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Lorna had a kind, gentle personality. She was quick witted and intelligent. She dearly loved her family and was beloved by her sons and daughters-in-law, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

The family would like to give a special thank you to Dr. Olson and the St. Mark’s staff for their loving care of Lorna.

Survivors include her sons, Steven (Dorothy) of Austin, Carl (Janet) of Bozeman, Mont., Dean (Marina) of Belgrade, Mont.; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sister, Wilma Madison of Rice Lake, Wis.; sisters-in-law, Eva Norman and Louise Weber of Austin; nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ted on Jan. 21, 2003; parents; six brothers; four sisters; in-laws.

A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 25, at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Pat Toschak officiating. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at Mayer Funeral Home and one hour before the service at the church on Friday. Interment will be in Grandview Cemetery. Memorials are preferred to the American Diabetes Association or The First United Methodist Church of Austin.