Jane M. Kroening


Jane M. Kroening, age 85, was called to her heavenly home on April 12, 2019 in Gilbert, Arizona, where she resided for the past two years. Born in Niagara Falls, New York, on October 24, 1933, daughter of the late Elton and Irene (Blank) Wendt.
A lifelong member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Walmore, where she was active with the seniors, women of the church, choir member, and quilting.
Jane was a resident of Sanborn for the majority of her life. She was employed at Starpoint Central School in the cafeteria, where she loved to see her grandchildren standing in line for lunch. Hobbies and interests included sewing, bowling, gardening, growing pumpkins, and the time spent at the family cabin.
Jane was predeceased by her husband, Edgar Kroening, on July 1, 1994; a son, Mark Kroening; and a sister, Lorraine Witkop.
Survivors include two children, Brenda (Rick) Kline of Eloy, AZ, and Gerald (Linda) Kroening of Sanborn, NY; daughter-in-law, Darla Kroening-Retzlaff; two brothers, Ronald Wendt and Joel (Barb) Wendt; a sister, Marlyn; seven grandchildren, Heather Kline, Jamie (Todd) Conklin, Jason (Courtney) Kroening, Lindsay (Shawn) Chaples, Tyler (Laura) Kroening, Matthew and Brock Kroening; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the DUBOIS FUNERAL HOME, 2436 Niagara Road, (Bergholz) in Wheatfield, on Friday, May 10 from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM. Services will be conducted by the Rev. Thomas Thorstad on Saturday, May 11 at 11:00 AM in St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 6168 Walmore Road, Sanborn, NY 14132. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the church.
Published on May 5, 2019
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5 posts

Tony Quaranto Jr.
May 16, 2019
My heartfelt sorrow to your family on the passing of your mom.
Jim Brown
May 15, 2019
Jane and Edgar will always hold a special place in my heart.
May 09, 2019
Grandma Jane
Thank you for d good memories that you share with us..esp..u GIVE US A GOOD KISSES..WE GONNA MISS YOU SWEET GRANDMA JANE
Jeff + Susan Conklin
May 08, 2019
This sweet lady will be missed by all her knew her. She loved the family parties, her grandchildren and great grandchildren . She could always be won over with a couple doughnuts! We will always think of her with a smile!
Kathy Barton
May 06, 2019
Dear Brenda and Family,
I am so sorry that I cannot be at the funeral home to give you my sympathy and to add a hug for you. I am out of town but my thoughts are with you. I always enjoyed talking to Jane when she was at Brookdale. Love, Kathy Barton