Jerome O. KrogenJerome O. Krogen, age 81, of Lake Park, MN, died Friday, December 28, 2012, in Emmanuel Nursing Home, Detroit Lakes, MN, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.
Jerome was born November 2, 1931, in Pelican Rapids, MN, to Einar and Inga (Haugen) Krogen. He grew up and attended country school District #10 near Lake Park, MN. Jerome served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War from 1952 until he was honorably discharged in 1960. He married Lillian Johnson on June 22, 1957, in Park Lutheran Church, near Hawley, MN. In 1962, Jerome earned his journeyman electrician license and worked for various electrical companies throughout his career. Jerome enjoyed farming and collected International tractors.