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Jan. 30, 1922-April 20, 2013

Elsie May Kroboth, 91, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.

Elsie was the daughter of the late Walter and Leanora Barnes and the wife of Francis Edward Kroboth of Goldsboro.

A son, Capt. Stanley Neal Kroboth preceded her in death. He was killed in action in the Vietnam War.

Funeral services will be held today at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home, with Dr. Robert Fulkerson officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Internment will take place at a later time in Arlington National Cemetery, Wash., D.C.

In addition to her husband, Elsie is survived by a son-in-law and daughter-in-law, Francis Edward II and Jan Kroboth of Goldsboro; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

In honoring Elsie's life, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Kitty Askins Hospice Center, 107 Handley Park Place, Goldsboro, N.C., 27534, or Alzheimer's Research Duke University Center, Bryan ADRC 2200 W. Main St. Suite A-230 Durham, N.C., 27705.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family and online condolences may be sent through www.shumate-faulk.com.


Published in Obituaries on April 21, 2013 10:36 AM