Rhonda Biberstine

Rhonda Krol STROMSBURG - Rhonda Rae Krol, 59, of Stromsburg died Monday, July 19, 2010, at Midwest Covenant Home in Stromsburg.

Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Calvary Lutheran Church in Swede Home, with The Rev. Nile Buch officiating. Inurnment will be in the Swede Home Cemetery.

There will be no visitation.

Mrs. Krol was born July 6, 1951, at Van Nuys, Calif., to Charles and Mildred Edith (VanHoozen) Biberstine.

Survivors of the immediate family include her husband, Vincent of Stromsburg; two sons and daughters-in-law, Yancy and Kim Krol of Stromsburg and Chauncy and Sharon Krol of Iowa Park, Texas; a daughter and son-in-law, Darcy and Eric Loseke of Columbus; her mother of Citrus Heights, Calif.; and a brother and sister-in-law, Jerry and Barb Biberstine of Littleton, Colo.

Additional survivors include eight grandchildren, Jordan, Josie, Kylee and Shyenne Krol of Stromsburg, Mason and Kindal Krol of Iowa Park, Texas, and Emma and Cody Loseke of Columbus; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Rhonda's father worked for the FAA so the family moved various places including Sacramento, Oklahoma City, Okla., Aurora, Colo., Salt Lake City and Ankara, Turkey, where she graduated from high school in 1969. She then attended Colorado State University where she received her Bachelor's Degree in Food Science in 1972.

On Sept. 22, 1973, she was united in marriage to Vincent A. Krol at Fort Collins, Colo. To this union three children were born. They lived at LaPorte, Colo., for a year before moving back to the Swede Home area in 1974, where they have resided since that time.

Rhonda, along with partner, Rose Jensen operated Paper Dolls, a wallpapering and painting business. Over the years, she also worked at Perfect Gifts and Jewelry in York, Overland Sand & Gravel in Stromsburg, USDA as a NASS, the Square Cup and most recently the City of Stromsburg.

She was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church in Swede Home where she was a vesper, Sunday School teacher, and served on the church council. She was also a member of the Valkommen Club, the LCW, and Garden Thyme Club.

She enjoyed flower gardening, crafts, sewing, cooking, canning, confetti in cards, playing games and family.

She was preceded in death by her father, Charles.

Memorials are suggested to the family.

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Published in The Grand Island Independent - July 21, 2010

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