Jesse R. Krontz


Jesse R. Krontz, 78, of DeGraff, passed away at 4:27 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at Heartland of Bellefontaine.

He was born in Putnam County on Sept. 26, 1936, to the late John H. Sr. and Anna Mershman Krontz.

His wife, the former Waneta Evelyn Musser, preceded him in death Nov. 1, 2010. He also was preceded in death by a sister, Bonnie; and two brothers, John Jr. and James.

Jesse is survived by five sisters, Rosemary, Liz, Dorothy (Ronnie), Wilma and Clara (Larry); a brother, Charles “Ted” (Beverly); and several nieces and nephews.

He was a machinist and U.S. Army veteran.

Pastor Kym James officiates a funeral at noon Monday, April 20, at the Daring & Sanford Funeral Home, 210 W. Hayes St., DeGraff, where visitation begins at 11 a.m. Burial is in Greenwood-Union Cemetery, DeGraff.

Memorial contributions may be made to DeGraff United Methodist Church, 118 N. Main St., DeGraff OH 43318.

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