Barbara Kroeplin, 91

Former River Forest resident

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Barbara H. Kroeplin, 91, of LaGrange Park, formerly of Keystone, Colorado and River Forest, died on Jan. 10, 2018. Born on June 4, 1926, she was a member of Christ Church of Oak Brook. 

Barbara was the wife of the late Herbert C. Kroeplin; the mother of Barbara (Peter) Thompson, Kathryn (John) Swanson, Nancy (Jeffrey) Randa and William (Margaret O'Malley) Kroeplin; the grandmother of Christine (Keith) Fronczak, Katie Thompson, William Swanson, Mary Grace Swanson, Katie (Jim) MacCrea, Beth (Chris) Orme and John Randa; and the aunt of many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Gladys Hummel, and her siblings, Gwen (Norb) Schink and Fred (Mary Lou) Hummel Jr. 

A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 19 at Plymouth Place, 315 N. LaGrange Road in LaGrange Park, 60526, followed by private interment. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Plymouth Place or to the YMCA of the Rockies, 2515 Tunnel Road, Estes Park, Colorado 80511 are appreciated. 

Additional information is available at or 708-383-3191.

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