Esther Kroll

May 2, 1927 - June 13, 2011

Esther Kroll passed away Monday, June 13, 2011, at home in Penrose, Colo. Esther was born in Dubuque, Iowa, on May 2, 1927 to Fred and Frances Peters.

She was preceded in death by her, husband Arthur Kroll; her daughter, Janice; and her stepson, Dennis.

Esther was a homemaker and enjoyed doing many different crafts. She was a mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend to many. She lived most of her life in Wisconsin and some in Tennessee and Colorado.

She is survived by her sons, Matt, Richard (Debbie), Herbert (Becky) and Patrick (Sue) Kroll; daughters, Debbie, Jeanne (Elmer) and Johannah (Chris); brother, Clifford (Karen) Peters; sister, Aurelia South; and stepson, Arthur Kroll.

Private family graveside services were held to honor her life at Oak Knoll Cemetery in Mukwonago.

Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral and Cremation Services in Mukwonago is serving the family. For more information, call 363-7126 or visit online at

Norma will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved her.