Wallace “Bud” Krone, 94, of Baroda passed away on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at Spectrum Health Lakeland in St. Joseph.
Funeral services will be held 1 PM Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at the Boyd Chapel of Pike Funeral and Cremation Services, 9191 Red Arrow Highway, Bridgman. Friends may meet with the family from 5-7 PM Monday, December 9, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Ruggles Cemetery, Baroda. Memorial contributions to Saint Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2673 W. John Beers Road, Stevensville, Online condolences accepted at www.pikeFH.com
Bud was born Wednesday, November 11, 1925 in Sawyer, the son of the late William and Helen (Kliemchen) Krone. On November 16, 1946 he married Adeline Hattie Hasse and they shared 73 years together. He owned and operated Baroda TV and Appliance Center. Bud was a member of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Stevensville and was a diehard polka fan of which he shared with many generations of family and friends. He loved to garden and was know for his garlic and leaf lettuce. Bud was not only a father and grandfather to us, but to many of our friends. We witnessed in our mom and dad 73 years of a love story.
Survivors include his wife: Adeline; children: Leonard (Kathryn) Krone, Nancy Mead; daughter-in-law: Mary Krone; four grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and half-sister; Evelyn Caperaletti.
Bud was also proceeded in death by his son: Kenneth Krone; and his sisters: Lucille Krone and Charlotte Stark.