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Norman Krone

December 11, 1935 — September 12, 2019

Norman L. Krone, 83 of Minonk, IL passed away at 3:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal.
He was born on December 11, 1935 in Manlius, IL a son of Cecil and Viva Stier Krone. He married Oleta "Jean" Gaede on August 17, 1963 in Rock Falls, IL. She passed away on March 5, 2013.
Survivors include two sons, Richard (Barbara) Krone of Roanoke; John (Tonya) Krone of Minonk; sister, Phyllis Polte of Sheffield, IL; ten grandchildren, Seth (Alyssa Edwards) Stoens; Kimberley (Esaul) Perez; Chevonne (Ramon) Llamas; Melissa (Paul Rients) Krone; Matthew (Suzanne) Krone; Mitchell (Alison Borrego) Krone; Joshua (Kansas) Krone; Jordan (Marqui) Krone; Jonna (Jonathon ) Strauch; Amanda Krone; 20 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and grandson, Jacob Gregory Krone; three brothers, Wilber, Weston and Marvin.
Norman supported and was a part of the deaf community.
Norman loved to fish and tinker in the garage.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at the Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Minonk. Cremation will be accorded. Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Minonk is handling arrangements for the family.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Memorial Service

SEP 21. 2:00 PM (CDT)

Ruestman-Harris - Minonk
775 North Chestnut Street
Minonk, IL 61760

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