Donald H. Kroemer, 82, of Lowden, passed away Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, at UnityPoint Health-St. Luke's Hospital in Cedar Rapids. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lowden with the Rev. Daniel Redhage officiating. Burial will follow at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29, at the church. The family requests that those attending services wear masks.
Don was born July 22, 1938, to Herbert and Alma (Bunge) Kroemer in Lowden. Don served his country in the Army from 1961 to 1963. Religion was a big part of his life and he enjoyed singing in the church choir. He was a lifelong member of Trinity Lutheran and held many offices and was on many committees. Don was the announcer for the Lowden Indees baseball team for many years and worked at Lowden Plumbing & Heating for over 50 years. He enjoyed playing cards and bowling and was a big White Sox, Bears and Hawkeyes fan.
Don is survived by his brother, Everett (Ruth Ann) of Manchester; sisters, Marilyn Nicely of Wheatland and Roberta (Dan) Zillman of Marion; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Chapman Funeral Home has Don's family in their care. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.chapmanfh.com.
Memorials may be sent to the family at P.O. Box 415, Lowden, IA 52255.