March 11, 1938 - February 28, 2019
Visitation: Visitation with family present will be Monday from 5-7 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton, SD.
Service: Funeral services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 5 at Canton Lutheran Church.
Enola Ann Kroger, age 80, passed away Thursday, February 28, 2019 at Ava’s House in Sioux Falls, SD. Funeral services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 5 at Canton Lutheran Church. Visitation with family present will be Monday from 5-7 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton, SD. Memorials may be directed to Inwood Fire and Rescue (601 S. Oak, P.O. Box 112, Inwood, IA 51240.)
Enola was born on March 11, 1938 in Hudson, SD to Selmer and Selma (Berg) Ekle. She graduated from Canton High School in 1956. She married James Kroger on June 14, 1957 at Canton Lutheran Church. The couple lived and farmed Northwest of Inwood, IA.
In addition to raising her 6 children, Enola work at Sears for 25 years, retiring in 2003. Enola was an avid supporter of CHS and West Lyon sports. She belonged to several card clubs and enjoyed cooking and baking, especially apple pie and Norwegian treats, reading the Sioux Valley News, visiting, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
She is survived by her 4 sons- Richard, Elkton, Mark, Canton, Timothy (Carla), Inwood, and Steven (Laura), Watertown; 2 daughters- Suzanne (Steve) Peterman, Elk Point and Vanessa (Todd) Baldwin, Canton; 9 grandchildren-Matt (Paula) Kroger, Mike (fiancée Kristen) Kroger, Jon Kroger, Maddie (Tim) Voegeli, Katie Kroger, Kaylee Kroger, Katherine Kroger, Abigail Baldwin, and Isabelle Baldwin; 7 great-grandchildren; brothers, Norris (Linda) Ekle, Canton, SD, Richard (Elaine) Ekle, Canton, SD and Nordell Ekle, Sioux Falls, SD; sister, Carolyn (Lee) Boyer, Canton, SD; brothers-in-law, Sam (Deb) Kroger and John Widboom; sister-in-law, Marlys Shaff; along with numerous extended relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Jim; parents; brother Loren; sister, Gloria; beloved grandson Seth Kroger; and nephew Wade Ekle.