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Ann Yearling Kroen

d. August 20, 2014

Ann Yearling Kroen

Ann Yearling Kroen, 65, of Winter Park, FL died at home with her family on Wednesday, August 20, 2014.

She was born in Paulding, Ohio on May 18, 1949, the daughter of Carl and Betty (Gernhardt) Yearling, and sister of Michael who all preceded her in death.

A graduate of Payne High School, Ann earned a Bachelor of Education from Capital University in Bexley, Ohio. On June 13, 1970 she married Gregg R. Kroen, who survives. She taught elementary school for several years before moving to the Philippines with her husband, a Navy dentist. In 1978 they returned to Winter Park, FL to open their dental practice. Gregg and Ann were partners in all they did – faith, family and business. Ann will be especially remembered for her love of Jesus, radiant smile and servant’s heart.

She is also survived by two daughters Heather (Jamie) Hart and Kirsten (Brian) King, four grandchildren Sydnie Hart, Mackinley Hart, Madison King and Tate King all of Winter Park, FL and brother Jack Yearling of Payne, Ohio.

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, August 23 at the Winter Park Presbyterian Church, 400 South Lakemont Avenue, Winter Park 32792.

A viewing will be held at St. James Lutheran Church in Payne, Ohio on Tuesday, August 26th,  3 to 5 pm followed by interment service at Lehman Cemetery at 5:30 pm. A  meal will follow at St. James Lutheran Church.

In lieu of flowers please make a donation to Samaritan’s Purse in memory of Ann Kroen.

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

3:00 - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)


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Graveside Service

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

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Saint James Lutheran Church

511 W Townline St, Payne, OH 45880

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