Terry Lee KrohnJanuary 10, 1944 ~ July 3, 2017 (age 73)
In Loving Memory of
Terry Lee Krohn
Terry Krohn was born on January 10, 1944 on the family farm near Fulda, Minnesota to Billy and Yavonne Cohrs Krohn. In 1950 the family moved to a farm near Slayton where Terry graduated from Slayton High School in 1962. Terry was a member of the Minnesota National Guard and graduated from Nettleton College in Sioux Falls, SD in 1964. Following graduation Terry worked with his father, Billy in the family tiling business. On June 29, 1968 he and Virginia “Ginny” Schwartz Christensen were married in Las Vegas, NV. Following their marriage they made their home in Slayton. In the late 1970’s Terry bought the family tiling and construction business. While running the construction business Terry also owned and operated Murrayland Motors. In 2010 Terry retired from the construction business but continued running Murrayland Motors. Due to failing health Terry moved to the Pipestone Hospice Home in Pipestone, MN in March 2017. On Monday, July 3, 2017 Terry went home to be with the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ at the age of 73. He was a member of the Slayton Presbyterian Church. Terry enjoyed spending time with family and friends, traveling, buying and selling cars, flying his airplane and playing cards.
Survivors include his wife, Ginny Krohn of Slayton, MN, four children and their spouses, Lisa and Steve Engen of Kearney, NE, Tom Christensen of Chicago, IL, Brian and Angie Krohn of Farmington, MN, and Brent and Maribel Krohn of San Diego, CA, 10 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, six siblings, and their spouses, Nancy Jurrens of Pipestone, MN, Pierce and Irene Krohn of Farmington, MN, Noreen Rupp of Sioux Falls, SD, Deb Rupp of Marshall, MN, Scott and Ellen Krohn of Chaska, MN, and Jason and Jennifer Krohn of Slayton, MN, and several nieces and nephews and their families. He is preceded in death by his parents, and one niece Natalie Krohn.
Christ Lutheran Church in Slayton on Friday, July 7, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. with Dave Hollis officiating. The organist is LaDean Lang with special music by Sue Muck. The pallbearers are Jason Krohn, Pierce Krohn, Doug Rupp, Craig Johansen, David Swenson, and Dick Engelkes. Interment is at Slayton Memorial Gardens, Slayton, MN.
Visitation will be on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at Christ Lutheran Church in Slayton from 4-7 p.m. and also one hour prior to the services at the church on Friday.