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Steven "Steve" Douglas Kron

November 30, 1956 — January 22, 2022

Steven “Steve” Douglas Kron, 65 of Kalona, died Saturday, January 22, 2022 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

Private graveside service will be held at the Mentzer Cemetery near Hills, Iowa. Visitation will be 3-6:00PM, Thursday, January 27, 2022 at the Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona. Memorials in the name of Steven Kron may be designated to Richmond AMVETS.

Steve was born November 30, 1956 in Iowa City the son of Donald and Darlene (Chapman) Kron. He graduated from Highland High School and was united in marriage to Susan “Sue” Watkinson, May 25, 2002 in Richmond, Iowa.

He worked in construction and specialized in concrete and stucco. He was a member of the Riverside VFW, Richmond AMVETS and fraternal order of Eagles in Iowa City. He also enjoyed Nascar, camping and fishing.

Survivors include his wife Sue of Kalona, children, Scott Watkinson of North Liberty, Ryan (Robin) West of Greenwood, IN, Andrew (Heather) West of Kalona and Kyle (Sarah) West of Marion, IA; sister Rajet (Jim) Metz, Peoria, IL and seven grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

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Thursday, January 27, 2022

3:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

Peterseim Funeral and Memorial Funeral Service


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