John L. Kronewitter
6/16/1946 – 4/17/2017
John L. Kronewitter, 70, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend too many in this community departed this life peacefully at his home on April 17, 2017 after bravely fighting heart disease for a number of years.
Born in 1946, he was the son of Catherine Jean (Martello) and Lewis Kronewitter who preceded him in death.
He was a Mishawaka firefighter for 21 years, local businessman for several decades, and actively involved in his church community the majority of his adult life. He is survived by devoted wife Anna (Dunkleberger) Kronewitter; sons: John P. Kronewitter (Minneapolis, MN) and Joseph A. Kronewitter (Clare, MI); two sisters: Sandra (Kronewitter) Phillips (Oceanside, CA) and Donna (Kronewitter) Dickens (South Bend, IN); five grandchildren: Ellen Field, Emily Kronewitter, Joseph M. Kronewitter, Katie Kronewitter and John A. Kronewitter; great-grandchild Emmett Kronewitter; mother-in-law Miriam Dunkleberger (South Bend, IN); uncle Eldon Kronewitter (South Bend, IN), as well as nephews: J. R. Phillips (Carlsbad, CA), Clinton Dickens (Mishawaka, IN), Shawn Dickens (South Bend, IN) and several extended family members. His family, particularly his children and grandchildren, were the joy of his life.
Cremation has taken place and memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the Bristol Church of the Nazarene, 401 Hilbish Blvd. Bristol, IN. 46507. Online condolences may be left for the family at: bubbfunealchapel.com