Freida Kroll

Freida Olga Kroll, 88, of Waco, passed away Sunday, December 11, 2016. Funeral services were held in Waco with burial at Waco Memorial Park. Freida was born September 20, 1928, in Marlin, Texas, to Charlie and Olga Hegefeld. In 1947, she married Arnold Ruben Kroll. She was a homemaker and mother to their four children. Freida was an avid flower and vegetable gardener who loved to cook; her family was especially fond of her cinnamon rolls. Freida and her family were long time members of Peace Lutheran Church in Hewitt, where she and Arnold worked making and binding Braille Bibles. She enjoyed dancing, playing dominos, fishing, and camping with family and friends. Freida was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Albert Hegefeld; and daughterin- law, Joy Kroll. Freida is survived by her husband of 69 years, Arnold Kroll; children, Doris Tucker and husband Bill; Jeanette Wollitz and husband Kenny; Gary Kroll and wife Sharon; and Randy Kroll and Fran Cantu; brother, Louis Hegefeld; sister, Ella Mae Burnett and husband Luther; sister-in-law, Ruth Hegefeld; grandchildren, Billy Tucker, Aaron Tucker, Melissa Goldberg, Michael Wollitz, Christina Eldredge, and Jeff Kroll; along with 15 great grandchildren. The family would like to give a special thanks for the compassionate care given by the caregivers of Wesley Woods and Providence Hospice. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Peace Lutheran Church, PO Box 307, Hewitt, TX, 76643.

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