Obit: Kronberger, Mark Wayne
“Butch” (1954 - 2020)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Surnames: Kronberger, Burr, Kurtinaitis, Friedemann, Tresemer, Wampole, Suda, Rankl, Tieman, Jarver
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 4/08/2020
Kronberger, Mark Wayne “Butch” (14 February 1954 – 25 March 2020)
Mark “Butch” Wayne Kronberger, 66, died March 25, 2020, at his home in Neillsville with his family by his side. He passed after a three-year battle with lung cancer.
He was born Feb. 14, 1954, in Neillsville to Wayne and Ruth (Burr) Kronberger.
Mark graduated from Neillsville High School in 1972. At an early age, Mark already had a strong work ethic. He started with a large paper delivery route. He later worked for numerous local businesses, including trimming Christmas trees, IGA, RC Bottling Works, Gene’s DX Gas Station and the Foundry. Mark always said, “Any job is worth doing well.” He then dedicated his working career at Nelson Muffler Corporation (later Cummins) where he worked for 43 years until his retirement in May 2016.
Mark loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He especially liked spending time on his pontoon boat and at his camper by the lake. Other hobbies included making maple syrup and working in his shop. He put his welding skills to use, making many projects, including the flip top grills for friends, he was famous for his grilled chicken using these grills.
He is survived by his wife, Jenny Kronberger (Kurtinaitis). They were married June 2,1995.
Mark is also survived by his mother, Ruth of Neillsville; and five siblings, Diane (Rich) Friedemann of Stratford, Craig (Diane) Kronberger of Neillsville, David (Gayle) Kronberger of Neillsville, Lori (Tim) Tresemer of Neillsville and Keith (Donna) Kronberger of Marshfield.
He has one daughter, Angela Kronberger of Kellogg, MN, and step-daughter Melissa Wampole of Chippewa Falls, along with three stepchildren, Tony Suda of Neillsville, Angie (Suda) Rankl of North Branch, MN, and Teresa Tieman of Willard. He is further survived by five grandchildren, Craig Suda, Randi Rankl, Kasey Rankl, Brianna Jarver and Elsie Jarver and Three great-grandchildren, Tera Jarver, Allen Suda and Graci Suda, along with many nieces and nephews.
Mark was preceded in death by his father, Wayne Kronberger, and nephew Kurtis Tresemer.
A celebration of Mark’s live will be planned for a later date.
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