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James N. Krogmann (1936-2024)


Posted By: Cindy (email)
Date: 3/1/2024 at 22:00:41

James N. Krogmann, 87, of Masonville, IA, died on Tuesday, February 27, 2024, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, IA.

James was born on November 10, 1936, in Petersburg, IA, the son of Paul J. and Myrtle (Wilgenbusch) Krogmann. He attended the Petersburg Schools and went on to help his family farm. James met Marian E. Recker the love of his life at a dance in Petersburg, IA. They were married on May 11, 1957, in Dyersville. A few years later, they moved to Monti, IA, started farming together, and purchased a farm in rural Winthrop, IA in 1964. Together, they farmed for many years, semi-retired in 2000, and moved to an acreage in Masonville, IA.

Taking care of the farm was important to James. He was a hard worker and didnít spare a minute most days. James taught his children how to work just as hard as he did, and they always remembered his lessons.

He is survived by eleven of his children: Jeanne (Doug) Lentz, Aurora, IA, Janice Krogmann, Meza, AZ, Diane (Randy) Koch, Independence, IA, Joan (Jim) Finnegan, Independence, IA, Connie (Ronald) Fish, Shellsburg, IA, Larry Krogmann, Masonville, IA, Julie Henke, Strawberry Point, IA, James John (Shannon) Krogmann, Lamont, Lori (Chad) Postel, Independence, IA, Martin (Bonnie) Krogmann, Dundee, IA, and Gary (Heather) Krogmann, Winthrop, IA, his forty-nine grandchildren: Crystal, Tim, Austin, Nichole, Derek, Jacob, Jordan, DeAnn, Brianna, Katie, William, Brian, Brittany, Whitney, Jazmine, Spencer, Nick, Tom, Katie, Jackie, Ashtin, Jacob, Matthew, Gracie, Quentin, Jaxon, Aubrey, Gavin, Ashley, Sophia, Olivia, Carter, Kimberly, John Paul, Sarah, Patrick, Grant, Kegan, Lexi, Abigail, Addison, Lauren, Caleb, Charlotte, Makayla, Kelsey, Garrett, Leah, and Ely, twenty-four great grandchildren, and a daughter-in-law, Jean Krogmann, Dundee, IA.

James is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Marian Krogmann, three sons, Dennis Krogmann, Charles Krogmann and James David Krogmann

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday, March 2, 2024, at St. Johnís Catholic Church in Independence, IA. Burial will be held at St. Alberts Cemetery in Dundee, IA. Visitation will be held on Friday from 4 PM until 7 PM at the Reiff Family Center Ė Funeral Home & Crematory in Independence, IA.


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