Patricia Lorraine Kronlein
Patricia Lorraine Kronlein
  • February 23, 1929 - June 21, 2017
  • Raleigh, North Carolina

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Patricia L. Kronlein, age 88, formerly of Ludington, MI, died peacefully on June 21, 2017. She was preceded in death by Jack, her husband of 45 years, whom she will join for inurnment at Arlington National Cemetery.

 Pat and Jack raised 4 loving daughters; Karen Stapp (Jerome III) of Greensboro, GA, Kathryn Klepack (Steven) of Minneapolis, MN, Karolee Burton (Rick), of Scott Depot, WV; and Kim Mathis (Joey) of Raleigh, NC. The family grew with nine grandchildren: Leslie Pilliod (Christopher), Shane Oliver (Laura), Daniel Klepack (Christina), Jerome Stapp IV (Amy), Lisa Tauer (Brandon), Erica Probst (Matthew), Ryan Oliver, Jackson Mathis, Hannah Mathis, and 10 great-grandchildren: Caroline and Colette Klepack, Charlie, Jack and Graham Oliver, Audrey, Natalie and Ryan Pilliod and Henry and Kathryn Tauer.

Pat was a very loving, most caring and dedicatedly proud matriarch and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. She loved her independence but cherished her family time, especially surrounded by her grandchildren. She will be remembered for so much, particularly her quick wit and zest for celebrating family events.        

A Celebration of Life will be held on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 3:00 pm at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 11401 Leesville Rd., Raleigh, NC. In lieu of flowers please send donations to St. Jude's Children Hospital,, in her loving memory. Online condolences may be sent to the family at