Jon N. Krog

Aboard USS Oriskany / Vietnam
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  • Military specialty: Machinist Mate
  • Awards: Unknown

b. 04 Apr 1949; d. 04 Nov 2007.  Jon Neil Krog, son of John and Elvira (Granther) Krog of Lakefield, was born in Heron Lake, MN.  He graduated from Lakefield High School and attended Concordia College in Moorhead and the University of Minnesota, Duluth.

Jon served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Oriskany during the Vietnam War.  He married Arrlette Detert in June 1972 in St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Ceylon, MN, and lived in the Twin Cities and Duluth prior to moving to Melrude, MN in 1975.  He was employed by Robert Hall Clothing stores, Kordel Furniture, Lundgren Motors, Johnson-Mertz Appliance, and Waschke-Williams Motors.  Jon started with American Family Insurance in 1986 and opened his own independent agency in 2005.

Jon Krog died at his home in Melrude in Nov 2007 and is buried at Riverview Cemetery, Saint Louis County, MN.

  • Obituary: Yes