Gary J. Krogman, 71, of Dyersville passed away Friday, June 7, 2019, at his home surrounded by his family.
Visitation was held from 2-8 pm Monday, June 10, 2019, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville. Visitation continued Tuesday, June 11 from 9-10 am at Kramer Funeral Home prior to funeral services.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at St. Francis Xavier Basilica in Dyersville with burial in the church cemetery where American Legion Post 137 accorded military honors. The Rev. Ralph Davis officiated. Placing of the pall was done by Linda, Karie, Stephanie and Patrick. Lectors were Ben and Isabella Krogman and giftbearers were Allison Ackman, Aaron Ostwinkle, Nathan Krogman, Benjamin Krogman and Isabella Krogman. Honorary pallbearers were the City of Dyersville Co-Workers. Pallbearers were Tony Foxen, Justin Krogman, Andy Foxen, Kurt Klostermann, Scott Krogman and Chad Klostermann.
Gary was born April 29, 1948 in Dyersville, the son of Joseph and Magdalen (Jaeger) Krogman. He attended Xavier Grade School and High School. Gary married Linda Klostermann Nov. 23, 1967. He was a PFC (Private First Class) in the United States Army during the Vietnam War from 1968 – 1971. Gary was a member of the American Legion Post 137 in Dyersville.
Gary worked for Trus-Joist Company in Dubuque and then worked for the City of Dyersville for 28 years until retiring in 2008. He enjoyed spending time with his family, gardening, camping, fishing at this brothers’ pond, Nascar and assembling puzzles.
Survivors include his wife, Linda, two daughters: Karie (Lee) Ostwinkle and Stephanie (Scot) Mescher all of Dyersville; one son, Patrick (Karla) Krogman, of Davenport; five grandchildren: Allison (Sierra) Ackman, Aaron Ostwinkle, Nathan, Benjamin and Isabella Krogman; two brothers: James Krogman, of Worthington, Richard (Debra) Krogman, of Dubuque; two sisters: Rose Greenwood, of Farley, Verla Turnis, of Worthington; in-laws: Helen Krogman Tegeler, of Dubuque, Dennis Foxen, of Dyersville, Harold Tibbets, of Mesquite, NV, Keith (Donna) Klostermann, of Hiawatha and many nieces and nephews.
Gary was preceded in death by his parents; siblings: Bonnie Krogman, Kathy Foxen, Helen (Gilbert) Bahl, Pearl (Lawrence) Roling, Tom Krogman, David Krogman, Elwood (Eunice) Krogman, Joseph (Toots) Krogman, Leroy Krogman, Mary (George) Sorensen, Carol Tibbets, Vernon (Raynette) Krogman; in-laws: Harold Greenwood, Vernon Trumm, Bev Krogman, Richard Turnis and Father and Mother -in-law, Elmer “Lefty” and Norma Klostermann.
The family would like to thank Bi-County Ambulance, Mercy One and Hospice of Dubuque, especially Amy C, Allison, Edna and Ryan for their care and compassion.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.kramerfuneral.com.