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Orville G. Krogman - 80

4/22/1936 - 1/14/2017

Clinton, Iowa

Orville G. Krogman age 80 of Clinton, passed away Saturday Jan. 14th at the Alverno Health Care Facility. Funeral Mass will be held 10:30 AM Friday Jan. 20th at Prince of Peace Parish. Visitation will be held 4 – 8 PM Thursday Jan. 19th at the Pape Funeral Home. Burial will be at Clinton Lawn Cemetery. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family. Casket bearers will be Alan Krogman, his godsons; Jason Kaczinski, Patrick Clemence, Tom Krogman, grandsons; Ryan Dierickx and Jack Krogman. Honorary pallbearers will be Mathias, Conrad, and Otto Kroymann. Memorials may be given to the Prince of Peace Hall Building Fund. Online condolences may be left at Orville was born on April 23, 1936 in Clinton, the son of Martin and Josephine (Determan) Krogman. He graduated from Elvira High School in 1954. He was a veteran of the US Air/Naval Reserves for over 6 years. He married Phyllis Kaczinski on Sept. 9, 1961 in Bryant, Iowa. Orville lived and farmed the family farm for over 72 years. He was a member of Prince of Peace Parish and Knights of Columbus. Orville enjoyed spending time with family, watching R.F.D.-TV, listening to polka music, going to farm sales and touring the countryside. Orville could talk to anyone, he never met a stranger. Orville is survived by his wife, Phyllis; six children, Sheryl (Jerry) Dierickx of Marysville, WA, Paul (Robin) Krogman of Clinton, Brent Krogman of Plano, TX, Scott (Jennifer) Krogman of Ellington, CT, Beth (Michael) Kroymann of Clinton, and Andrea (Blake) Thompson of Clinton; 13 grandchildren, Ryan, Erin, Montanna, Ciera, Emma, Jack, Abigail, Mathias, Conrad, Otto, Evelyn, Charlotte, and Madeline; two brothers, Robert (Marijo) Krogman of Clinton and Merle (Mary) Krogman of Stockton, IL; two sisters, Donna Burke of Uplands, CA and Joan Kremer of Dubuque, IA; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, and his special in-laws.


Visitation will be held 4 – 8 PM Thursday Jan. 19th at the Pape Funeral Home.


Funeral Mass will be held 10:30 AM Friday Jan. 20th at Prince of Peace Parish. Burial will be at Clinton Lawn Cemetery.


  • Dorothy Wagemester

    on 01/16/17

    Phyllis and family, My sincere sympathy during this time of loss. My days knowing Orville were in my youth and he could make any kid feel comfortable with his great smile and laugh.
  • Julie Dohrmann

    on 01/16/17

    With sincere sorrow for the whole Krogman family ~ my favorite thing about Orville was his laugh and beautiful smile. May he rest in peace.
  • Ruth Fatchett

    on 01/17/17

    Our sincerest sympathies to you all. I know you have wonderful memories that will keep you smiling beyond the tears. Bob and Ruth Fatchett
  • James Dierickx

    on 01/18/17

    My thoughts & prayers go out to all the Krogman Family! Orville was a great man & I will never forget the fun times I had on the farm while in HS & after.
  • Keith & Phyillis Jensen

    on 01/18/17

    sorry for your loss
  • Lisa and Phil Butt

    on 01/18/17

    Beth and family, deepest sympathy to you and your family. Prayers to you all in the coming days and weeks to follow.
  • Laura Cavanagh

    on 01/18/17

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May you find comfort in all the memories your dad has left.
  • Jean Schaefer

    on 01/19/17

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  • Bob and Andrea Blohm

    on 01/21/17

    Sincere sympathy to the Krogman family, I sure enjoyed my time on the farm with Orville and Merl when I was younger. Andrea
  • Amy Dethmann-Crock

    on 03/07/17

    I was saddened to see that Orville had passed. Sorry to hear of your loss, Phyllis and family. Fond memories of the old neighborhood gatherings. Especially Phyllis teaching me to sew and Orville teasing me. Thinking of you...take care.

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