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James D. Krones

December 12, 1936 February 26, 2021
James D. Krones
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Obituary for James D. Krones

Peoria- James D. Krones, age 84, of Peoria, passed away at 9:32 AM on Friday, February 26, 2021 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center.

Born December 12, 1936 in Manteno, IL, a son to George and Florence (Gramm) Krones. James honorably served in the United States Airforce. On January 14, 1961 he married Judith McLoughlin in Peoria and together they cherished 60 years. He worked for many years at ATS in Peoria and most recently in the Valet Department for OSF. He was a member of Knights of Columbus, 4th Degree, Spalding Council #427, the Peoria Barbershop Chorus, West Peoria Metro Chorus and Chicago West Towns Chorus. James was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Parish, but most important he was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great papa who was dearly loved and will be deeply missed.

Survivors include his wife Judith of Peoria; one son Joe Krones of Oklahoma City, OK; two sisters: Charlene Hozie of Bloomington and Mary Hermann of Bartonville; five grandchildren: Heather (Andrew) Havens of Virginia, Chase (Emma) Krones of Ft. Worth, TX, Katie (James) Collins of Arizona, Nathan Krones of Arizona and Kari (Winston) Owens of Arizona; and three great-grandchildren: Riley, Peyton and Logan Havens.

James was preceded in death by his parents, one son James, one sister Marguerite and one brother Bill.

Cremation rights have been accorded. Visitation will be held on Friday, March 5, 2021 from 11:00 AM until time of Memorial Mass at 12:00 PM at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Father Stephen Willard will officiate, and burial, with military honors, will follow in St. Mary Cemetery.

Memorials in James’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook by logging onto www.wrightandsalmon.com.

Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

5

Mar

11:00 AM 3/5/2021 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 3/5/2021 12:00:00 PM
St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church

6001 N University St
Peoria, IL 61614

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church
6001 N University St Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Memorial Mass

Friday

5

Mar

12:00 PM 3/5/2021 12:00:00 PM
St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church

6001 N University St
Peoria, IL 61614

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church
6001 N University St Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Mary Cemetery Final Resting Place

421 N. Sterling Ave
West Peoria, IL 61604

421 N. Sterling Ave West Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Cancer Society

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