Florence Elizabeth <I>Woodman</I> Krohn

Florence Elizabeth Woodman Krohn

Birth
Stuart, Guthrie County, Iowa, USA
Death 6 Jul 2011 (aged 88)
Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA
Burial Prairie City, Jasper County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 76356117 · View Source
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Florence Elizabeth Krohn, age 88 formerly of Prairie City, died Wednesday, July 6, 2011, in Freeport, Illinois. Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 11, 2011, at 1:00 p.m. at the Prairie City Christian Church with burial following at Waveland Cemetery. Visitation will be held Sunday, July 10, 2011, from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Coburn Funeral Home in Prairie City. Memorials may be directed to the Prairie City Christian Church and condolences may be left for the family at www.coburnfuneralhomes.com.

The daughter of Forrest Edward and Aida Florence (Owens) Woodman, Florence was born on July 13, 1922, in Stuart, Iowa. She graduated from Stuart High School and was the valedictorian. Florence also attended AIB in Des Moines for two years. On June 30, 1946, she was united in marriage to Francis Marion Krohn, Jr. in Des Moines. He passed away on December 21, 1993. Florence worked as a secretary at the Veterans Administration. Florence was named Princess of the Iowa State Basketball Tournament in 1942, Queen of International Flying Farmers, Studebaker Drivers Club member, 4-H club leader, Sunday school teacher and CWF member of the Prairie City Christian Church. Florence was also inducted into the Iowa High School Girls Basketball Hall of Fame in 1968.

Those left to honor her memory include her children, Mary (Larry) Frazee of Freeport, Illinois and John (Rhonda) Krohn of Prairie City; four grand children, Larry I. Frazee, Denise Scovel, Stacy Scovel, and Jessica Scovel- Audas, and six great grand children, Riley, Hailey, Adriene, Alisa, Brooklyn, and Carlee. Proceeding her in death were her parents, husband, a son, Frank III, brothers, William and Joseph; sisters, Evelyn, Lois and Ethel; and a nephew, Nathan.

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  • Created by: Diane Zabel
  • Added: 11 Sep 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 76356117
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Florence Elizabeth Woodman Krohn (13 Jul 1922–6 Jul 2011), Find a Grave Memorial no. 76356117, citing Waveland Cemetery, Prairie City, Jasper County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Diane Zabel (contributor 46890112) .