Effie KrollEffie Kroll, 89, of Argyle, MN, passed away early Wednesday morning, January 19, 2011 at the Good Samaritan Center in Warren, MN with her family by her side.
Effie Kroll, 89, of Argyle, MN, passed away early Wednesday morning, January 19, 2011 at the Good Samaritan Center in Warren, MN with her family by her side.
Effie Blawat was born on January 11, 1922 in Drayton, ND, the daughter of Leonard and Frances (Perkerewicz) Blawat. She lived her early years in the Drayton area until moving to rural Minto, ND where she attended country school. On November 19, 1940, she was united in marriage to Carl Kroll in Minto. They made their home on a farm west of Argyle. Effie worked with her husband on the farm. They moved to Argyle in 1973. Carl died on November 2, 1977.
She was a member of the St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Bloomwood Homemakers and the Garden Club.
Effie loved to quilt and she gave her quilts to family members. She also enjoyed fishing, her flower garden, tending to her gardens, camping, bird watching and feeding the birds in her backyard.
Left to mourn her passing are her six children, Mary (Rodger) Kluzak of Faribault, MN, Carl (Yvonne) Kroll of Argyle, MN, Evelyn (Kenny) Kilichowski of Minto, ND, Audrey (Richard) Kurowski of Wahpeton, ND, Donald (Candy) Kroll of Argyle MN and Ronald (Debbie) Kroll of East Grand Forks, MN; twenty-two grandchildren; thirty-eight great-grandchildren; two sisters, Lucille (Ted) Passa of Drayton, ND and Josephine Kruchzwnski of Oak Creek, WI; two brothers, Dominic (Charmayne) Blawat and Alfred Blawat of Drayton, ND and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Theresa Hart; two brothers and two sisters.
MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: 2:00 PM on Monday, January 24, 2011 at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Argyle, MN.
VISITATION: After 5:00 PM with a 5:00 PM rosary and 7:00 PM prayer service on Sunday at the church and one hour before services on Monday.
INTERMENT: St. Rose Cemetery, Argyle, MN.
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