KROLL BERNARD "BEN" Dad was called to the Lord on May 12 at age 84, after a quick bout with cancer, in Grand Rapids. Ben was preceded in death by wife Helen and son Randy, and is survived by son Michael (Diane), daughter Kathleen, grandchildren Jason, Adam, and Rachel. Ben served in the U.S. Marine Corps in Korea and China. In 1952, he married Helen and they raised three children in Detroit. A long-time employee of Taystee Bread Company, Ben was also very active with the Knights of Columbus, becoming Grand Knight of the Monsignor Hunt Council in Dearborn Heights. Visitation will be at Zaagman Memorial Chapel, 2800 Burton Street SE in Grand Rapids on Tuesday, May 15 from 6-8 p.m. Details forthcoming regarding the service at Zaagman Memorial Chapel. Private burial will be at the Catholic Shrine Cemetery, on Old US27 in Indian River, MI.
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Dear Kathy & Michael, I am very sorry to hear about Uncle Ben (I just received a phone call from Pat Haliburda) Sincerely, Cousin Connie
Kathleen, I am so sorry for the loss of your dad, but as we talked about, he didn't suffer long and that brings us comfort. We love you and are praying for Gods peace and comfort for you.
So sorry to hear Uncle Ben has passed away. Our deepest sympathy to all the family.
My Dear Cousins ~ Uncle Ben & Aunt Helen were the 'Fred & Ginger' of the Polkas! May happy times and fond memories comfort you at this time. You are in my thoughts & prayers. Love Pat
Sorry to hear of the passing of Ben. I am sure he wil;l be missed. Cannot attend the services but I will keep him in my prayers!!!