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Mr. Gordon Dale Krontz
  • Alzheimer's Association
    350 E. Michigan Ave., Suite 20
    Kalamazoo, MI 49007
  • St. Joseph County Conservation & Sportsman Club
    P.O. Box 339
    Sturgis, MI 49091

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“I am so sorry Bert, and all Gordie's loved ones. He was always nice, and fun to be around. Haven't seen many of you for years, but have wonderful...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Jeanette Kehoe - Sturgis, MI

“We send our condolences to family and friends. We will miss Gordon but never forget him. A great neighbor. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Steve & Heather Eckhardt - MI

“To Tina and Dena, sorry to hear about your dad passing away. Thinking of you both and your families as you say your goodbyes for now. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Roger and Deb Carmicheal - Avilla, IN

“Rest in peace Uncle Gordon. You will be missed. I have many fond memories at your home on the lake. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Michelle Schmucker(Roberts) - MI

“I remember Gordon as being one of the best supervisors I ever had. He hired me at Sturgis Carton back in the the 70's. If there was a problem of...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Joy Peck - Sturgis, MI - Coworker

6 of 7 | Posted by: Michelle Hill-Gullett Gullett - IN

“The Hackman Family and the entire staff extend to you our most heartfelt sympathy. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Hackman Family Funeral Homes - MI

Gordon Dale Krontz age 86 of Sturgis, Michigan passed away Tuesday morning, December 13, 2016 at the Golden Living Center in Elkhart, Indiana.
He was born January 20, 1930 in Burr Oak Township, Michigan son of the late Aaron Wallace and Mary Grace (Malchi) Krontz.
Gordon resided in the Burr Oak and Sturgis area his entire life.
On May 8, 1976 he married Roberta "Bobbie" Roberts at the First Presbyterian Church in Sturgis.
Gordon retired from the Sturgis Carton Company in Sturgis following many years of dedicated employment. Before joining the Sturgis Carton he had worked at Garrison Associates in Burr Oak and following his retirement he had worked for Aqua Clear and Timberly Tree Farm both in Sturgis.
Gordon was proud to have served his country in the U.S. Army from 1947-1949. He was a member of the St. Joseph County Conservation and Sportsman Club and enjoyed most all outdoor activities including hunting, fishing and snowmobiling.
He was survived by his loving wife: Bobbie; four daughters: Marian (Mike) Wells of Colon, Dena (Dan) Trowbridge of Kendallville, Indiana, Tena (Mike) Hill of Plymouth, Indiana and Diane Robinson of Bristol, Indiana; 12 grandchildren, several great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; one brother: Aaron Wallace (Nancy) Krontz of Sturgis and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three sons: Rodney Krontz, Olen Krontz and Michael Kinder and six brothers: Harold, Gerald, Donald, Robert, Richard and Leslie Krontz and two sisters: Alma Bush and Ellen McKercher.
The family will receive friends from 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Friday at the Sturgis Church of Christ, 901 N. Lakeview Ave. in Sturgis. Funeral services celebrating the life of Gordon Krontz will begin at 1:00 P.M. Friday at the church. The Rev. George Cleverley will officiate. A graveside committal will follow the service at Oak Lawn Cemetery in Sturgis. Full military honors will be conferred by Captain John J. Kelley Post #1355 VFW and the U.S. Army Honor Guard.
The Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 114 S. Nottawa St., Sturgis, MI 49091, 269-651-2331 is honored to be entrusted with the arrangements.
The family suggests those wishing to make a memorial donation in Mr. Krontz's memory consider the Alzheimer's Association, 350 E. Michigan Ave., Suite 20, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 or the St. Joseph County Conservation & Sportsmen Club, P.O. Box 339, Sturgis, MI 49091.
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