Krone, Jean


Died: March 5, 2013

Oleta "Jean" Krone, 69, of Minonk died at 11:45a.m. on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Advocate BroMenn Regional Medical Center, Normal.

Visitation will be held from 4-7p.m. on Thursday, March 7, 2013 at Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Minonk a memorial service will be held immediately following visitation at 7:00p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Terry Newman officiating. Inurnment will be in Minonk Township Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Jacksonville School for the Deaf in Jacksonville, IL. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Jean was born October 30, 1943 in Peoria, IL a daughter of Albert Wayne and Oleta Grace "Corder" Gaede. She married Norman L. Krone on August 17, 1963 in Rock Falls, IL. He Survives.

Survivors also include two sons, Richard(Barbara) Krone of Roanoke; John(Tonya) Krone of Minonk; ten grandchildren, Seth(Alyssa Edwards) Stoens of Minonk; Kimberley (Esaul) Perez of Minonk; Chevonne(Ramon) Llamas of Ft. Hood, TX; Melissa Krone of Streator; Mitchell Krone of Roanoke; Matthew(Suzanne Zehr) Krone of Eureka; Joshua(Kansas) Krone of Gridley; Jordan(Marqui) Krone of Normal; Jonna Krone of Normal; Amanda Krone of Minonk; two brothers, Dwight(Pat) Broadstone of New Hampshire, Lyle(SoonJa) Broadstone of Virginia; one sister, Rhonda Comet of Hawaii; 12 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one grandson, Jacob Gregory Krone.

Jean was a member ofFirst Assembly of God Church in Normal. She attended the Jacksonville School for the Deaf, graduating in 1963. She was a homemaker.

Jean loved her familyand spending time with her many friends in the deaf community.

Ruestman Harris Funeral

508 S Main St
Eureka, IL
Phone: (309) 467-2423