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Konima "Kit" Cromling

October 31, 1920 December 3, 2021
Konima "Kit" Cromling
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Konima Louise Schaefer Cromling “Kit”, 101, passed away peacefully on December 3, 2021 after a short illness. Konima served her Country as a WAVE in the United States Navy during WWII. Kit was an extraordinary human who was loved by everyone she met. She was warm, kind, caring and thoughtful Child of God, Wife, Mother, Sister, Grandmother , Great Grandmother and friend, described as a sharp but unconditionally kind lady. Kit was an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Grafton where she was on the Altar Guild and a member of the Ladies Aid. She was also known for ccoking, amazing dishes for different church functions. Kit spent the past 15 years at home at Abbewood Retirement Home where she shared her love of God, crafts, and friendship with her brother George and daughter Kim as well as the special staff, who became like family, that took amazing care of all three of them. Survivors include her son, Bill Cromling II; grandchildren, Bill Cromling III (Chris), Jon Cromling (Cindy), Kristin Greaney (Trey); great grandchildren, Joshua, Kaylee, Jacob, Madelyn, Jarrett, Grace, Kyle. She was preceded in death by her husband William; daughter, Konima Cromling; brother, George Schaefer; parents, Edwin and Konima Schaefer (nee Braun). All services and burial were held. In lieu of flowers family suggests those who wish may make donations to Meals on Wheels. Arrangements were entrusted to the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria, 440-322-4626. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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Ridgehill Memorial Park Final Resting Place

44805 N. Ridge Rd.
Amherst Twp., OH 44001

44805 N. Ridge Rd. Amherst Twp. 44001 OH
United States

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