Velta Irene Kasselman Reed Krom

                    July 5, 1927  -  June 10, 2011


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Velta Irene Kasselman Reed Krom, 83, passed from this world to enter the heavenly kingdom June 10, 2011 at Promise Regional Medical Center, Hutchinson, Kansas, following a long illness. She was born July 5, 1927 at Ellinwood, Kansas, the daughter of Lewis and Helen (Sloan) Kasselman. She married Richard P. Krom January 9, 1970 at Central Baptist Church, Great Bend. A lifetime Great Bend resident, Mrs. Krom worked for Fuller Brush.

Mrs. Krom was a member of Central Baptist Church, Great Bend. She was the strength of the family and loved all. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

Survivors include her husband, Richard P. Krom, of the home; one daughter: Sue Gowdy and husband Dan, Great Bend; one step-son, Bruce Krom and wife Veronica, Great Bend; one step-daughter, Melinda Meyer, Great Bend; seven grandchildren: Jacque Hamilton, Canon City, Colorado; Patrick Kasselman, Ellinwood; Tammy Gowdy, Wichita, Kansas; Craig Gowdy, Great Bend; LyNee Alloway, Otis, Kansas; Lane Meyer, Great Bend; and Jacob Krom, Great Bend; eleven great-grandchildren: Joe Kasselman, Dylan Wilson, Taylor Wilson, Danielle Kasselman, Amber Kasselman, Deric Gowdy, Dylan Gowdy, Daulton Gowdy, Gaven Alloway, Taylor Alloway, and Abbie Meyer. She was preceded in death by one son, Jack Kasselman; one step-son, Philip Krom; one brother, Robert Kasselman; and one grandson, Eric Gowdy.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at Central Baptist Church. The Reverend John Grummon will officiate. Burial will be in Great Bend Cemetery. Friends may call from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., with the family receiving friends from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m., Monday, June 13, 2011 at Bryant Funeral Home. Memorials are requested to Disabled American Veterans or Renal Care Group, in care of the funeral home.


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Born: July 5, 1927

Death: June 10, 2011


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BRYANT FUNERAL HOME
GREAT BEND, KS