Amelia “Milly” Kroll, 76

 Amelia “Milly” Kroll,   a resident of Pierz,  passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2012, at the Pierz Villa in Pierz, surrounded by her family.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, June 30,  at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Pierz,  with Father Kenneth Popp officiating.  Interment was in the parish cemetery.
Amelia “Milly” Schroden was born April 12, 1936, in St. Cloud, the daughter of John and Amelia (Braun) Schroden.  She grew up in St. Cloud where she attended school.  She was united in marriage to Edward Kroll Aug. 27, 1956,  in St. Peter’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud. The couple made their first home on Ed’s family farm near Royalton.  In 1960, the couple purchased Cottonwood Beach Resort on Briggs Lake which they owned and operated for three years and then sold.  The couple then purchased a farm in Buh Township near Pierz where they raised their eight children and farmed until their retirement.  Milly enjoyed cooking, baking, gardening, playing cards and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Pierz.
Left to cherish her memory are her husband of 55 years, Edward Kroll of Pierz; children, Gerald Kroll of Little Falls, Marilyn (Brian) Anderson of Lakefield,  Doris (John) Trutwin of Rice, Rose Hoheisel of Pierz, Roger (Judy) Kroll of Pierz, Rita (Roger) Dullinger of Sartell, Allan (Kristie) Kroll of Pierz and Joyce (Tom) Leidenfrost of Pierz; brother, Albert Schroden of Cold Spring; sister, Martha Kirchner of Sauk Rapids; 16 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Milly was preceded in death by her parents; granddaughter, Robyn Hoheisel; brothers, John Schroden, Jr. and Frank Schroden and sisters, Clara Guggenberger, Lucille Salzer, Anna Blissenbach, Susan Kosbab and Elizabeth Dingman.
Emblom-Brenny Funeral Home