|10/23/2013 3:06:00 PM|
Leslie E. Kroll passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at Heritage Manor in Rice Lake, WI. He was 75 years old.
He is survived by his wife, Bonnie; five children, Lee Kroll of Rice Lake, WI, Laurie (Stan) Severson of Fairfax, MN, Lynn Dewar of Cresco, IA, Loren (Ginger) Kroll of Boone, NC and Elizabeth (Timothy) Smith of Cedar Rapids, IA. Nine grandchildren, Julian, Amanda, Amelia, Jonathan, Robert, Jacob, Kirsten, Mathias and Christopher; three great-grandchildren, Zane, Keira and Miah; eight step -children; and numerous step-grandchildren.
Leslie was born on February 22, 1938 in West Allis, WI. He married Karen M. Heckel on October 4, 1958 in Milwaukee.
As well as being a husband and father, Leslie enjoyed playing guitar and singing, traveling, doing crossword puzzles, cooking, playing cribbage, and hanging out with friends.
In 1979 Leslie moved his family to Barronett, WI where three of his children attended the Shell Lake schools. He later moved to Almena, WI and in 2001 became one of Jehovah's Witnesses and a member of Amery Kingdom Hall.
In 2006 he married Bonnie Delaney and they enjoyed traveling together, playing cards, cooking and visiting family. Leslie also loved to hang out with his friends in Rice Lake for coffee and some laughs.
Leslie was very friendly and always quick with a good joke. He loved to meet new people and talk about world events. His animated and easy going personality kindles many fond memories. He will be greatly missed.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, October 26 at 1:00 p.m. at Kingdom Hall of the Jehovah's Witnesses, 954 120th Avenue, Amery WI.
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