Elmer R. Kroll, 92 of Garber, OK was the son of Ernest and Minna (Goedeke) Kroll. He was born on November 21, 1922 at home east of Garber and died on March 1, 2015 at The Commons in Enid, OK. He was baptized and a lifelong member of Immanuel Lutheran Church where he held many offices.
He attended Elkhorn country school and graduated from Garber High School in 1941. He was active in the FFA showing dairy cattle and continued his support of the FFA throughout his life.
Elmer served his country in WWII in the Army in an armored tank battery. He was wounded when he stepped on a land mine and was honorably discharged.
Elmer married Christine Head on March 9, 1947. To this union two children Kathy and Rudy were born. He farmed in the Garber area his entire life. He also owned and ran a dozer and did dirt work in the oil field, for many area farmers, and himself.
The funeral services will be Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 at 10:00 a.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church in Garber with Pastor Scott Ray officiating, burial to follow at Garber Cemetery. The care of the family is under the direction of Dugger Funeral Home.
Elmer was preceded in death by his parents, wife Christine, son Rudy, granddaughter Nancy and brother Clarence.
He is survived by daughter Kathy Miller and husband Bob, daughter-in-law Rita Kroll, all of Garber. Grandchildren Jodi Sadler and husband Phil, Steven Kroll and wife Toni, Christopher Kroll, Kyle Miller and wife Trinity, Amy Bruno and husband Tim, and Todd Miller, also nine great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to Immanuel Lutheran Church.