Thomas F. Kroening, age 78 of Shawano, was called home Friday afternoon, April 13, 2018 in Shawano. Tom was born February 9, 1940 in Shawano, a son of the late Fred and Rosetta (Koske) Kroening. He attended St. James Grade School, and later Shawano High School, graduating in 1958.
Following high school, he entered the Army Reserves and was stationed in Washington State. On October 6, 1962 Tom was united in marriage to the former Delores Schoenheide at St. Martin’s Lutheran Church in Clintonville. She preceded him in death on December 11, 2007. Tom was employed at Phenix Garage Doors in Shawano for many years, retiring in 2002. He is a member of St. James Lutheran Church in Shawano. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and trout fishing. He was an active member of the Shawano Fish and Game Club for over 50 years.
Tom is survived by his son, Jeffrey Kroening of Shawano; his granddaughter, Hannah Kroening; two great-grandsons, Aiden and Barry; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Delores; his sister, Joan Hanus; and his brother-in-law, Randall Hanus.
A memorial service for Thomas F. Kroening will be held on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Mickelson Funeral Service in Shawano. The Rev. Dr. Timm Griffin will officiate. Visitation will begin at 10:00 AM and continue until the time of service.
Mickelson Funeral Service is assisting the family with the arrangements