Linda R. Kroncke

Linda R. Kroncke, 92, of Kewaskum, passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2007, at Oak Park Place in Madison.

She was born on April 10, 1915 in Kewaskum, the daughter of the late Newton and Linda (Holley) Rosenheimer.

Linda was a 1933 graduate of Kewaskum High School; she then attended the Milwaukee Downer College and received her law degree from the the University of Wisconsin in Madison.

She was the first practicing woman attorney in Washington County and was with the Cannon and Meister Law Office in West Bend.

On June 24, 1942, she was united in marriage to Robert G. Kroncke at Peace United Church of Christ in Kewaskum.

Her husband preceded her in death on April 29, 1989.

Linda and her husband owned and operated the Kewaskum Malt and Grain Co.; they founded the Exodus House in Kewaskum; and the Carol Linda House in West Bend was an important part of their charity work

Linda was a member of Peace United Church of Christ in Kewaskum where she was a member of the choir and loved to sing.

Survivors include three children, Robert N. Kroncke of Mil-waukee, Mary (Donald) Sund-strom of Deerfield and Kathleen (Gregory) Allord of Madison; nine grandchildren, Katharine, David, Aaron, Stephen, Anne, Jacob, Becky, Matthe, and Joanna; three great-grandchildren, Cam-eren, Branden and Jaxen; and other relatives and friends.

In addition to her husband and parents, Linda was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Glennis Kroncke, and a sister, Patricia.

Funeral services for Linda will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 18, at Peace United Church of Christ in Kewaskum.

Rev. William Wiederanders will officiate and burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Relatives and friends may call at the church on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of services.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Friends of Abused Families or the Exodus House are appreciated.

The Miller Funeral Home in Kewaskum is serving the family.

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