L avern Kroemer, 87, of Seneca, KS passed away Friday, March 20, 2015 at Life Care Center in Seneca.
Lavern was born on March 5, 1928, six miles north of Seneca. He was the son of Carl Kroemer and Amelia Rohlmeier. He was one of five children born to this union. He was a member of the Friedens United Church of Christ where he was baptized and confirmed. He attended a country school until the 8 th grade, when he then entered into farming with his family. He married Evelyn Fritch on November 26, 1950 at Friedens, north of Seneca. After their marriage they moved to their current farm, north of Seneca. They lived there until two years ago when Lavern moved into the Life Care Center.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a daughter Audrey Butler; two brothers, Lawrence Kroemer and Leonard Kroemer. He was survived by one son, Norman Kroemer of Bern, KS; one daughter, Vivian Cockrell of Pawnee City, NE; two sisters, Luella Rogers and Luetta Binder; four grandchildren, and one great grandchild.
Funeral services will be held Monday, March 23, 2015 at Friedens United Church of Christ at 10:30 a.m. The visitation will be at 9:30 a.m. until service time at the church. Interment will be made in the Friedens United Church of Christ Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Friedens United Church of Christ sent in care of Popkess Mortuary, 814 Castle St. Seneca, KS 66538.