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V.  Roberta "Bobbie" Krontz
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Obituary for V. Roberta "Bobbie" Krontz

V. Roberta “Bobbie” Krontz age 81 of Sturgis, Michigan passed away Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at the Golden Living Center in Elkhart, Indiana.
She was born February 6, 1937 in LaGrange, Indiana daughter of the late Eugene and Helen (Deets) Roberts.
Bobbie was a lifelong Sturgis resident.
On May 8, 1976 she married Gordon Dale Krontz at the First Presbyterian Church in Sturgis.
Bobbie retired from the Americraft Carton Company in Sturgis following many years of dedicated employment. She had also worked at the Kirsch Company in Sturgis for several years.
She was a member of the St. Joseph County Conservation & Sportsman Club. She enjoyed hunting, cooking, canning, gardening, snowmobiling and had a true love for animals. Many will remember Bobbie for being the strong willed woman she was.
She is survived by one daughter: Diane Robinson of Bristol, Indiana; three grandchildren: Heidi Robinson of Elkhart, Indiana, Russell Kinder of Sturgis and Sarah (Brock) Smith of White Pigeon; three step-daughters: Marian (Mike) Wells of Colon, Dena (Dan) Trowbridge of Kendallville, Indiana and Tena (Mike) Hill of Plymouth, Indiana; nine step-grandchildren; several great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; one sister: Carolyn Beardsley of Sturgis; three brothers: Danny (Connie) Roberts of Sturgis, Tom (Judy) Roberts of Sturgis and Richard (Susan) Roberts of Florida and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and one son: Michael Kinder.
The family will receive friends from 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Monday at the Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 114 S. Nottawa St., Sturgis, MI 49091, 269-651-2331 where funeral services celebrating the life of Bobbie Krontz will begin at 1:00 P.M. Monday. A graveside committal will follow the service at Oak Lawn Cemetery in Sturgis.
The family suggests those wishing to make a memorial donation in Mrs. Krontz’s memory consider the Alzheimer’s Association, 350 E. Michigan Ave., Suite 20, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 or the St. Joseph county Animal Control, 652 E. Main St., Centreville, MI 49032.
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes

114 S. Nottawa Street
Sturgis, MI 49091





1:00 PM
Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes

114 S. Nottawa Street
Sturgis, MI 49091

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Oak Lawn Cemetery

300 E. South Street
Sturgis, Michigan 49091


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