August 10, 1937 ~ February 18, 2022

Born in: Kansas City, Kansas
Resided in: Pueblo West, Colorado

Service for Kenneth Krohn:

Kenneth Bruce “KB” Krohn passed on to new life Feb. 18, 2022, at his daughter’s home wrapped in her loving arms. Born to the union of Virginia and William Krohn in Kansas City, KS on August 10, 1937, both of whom preceded him in death. Survived by his loving wife and best friend of over 30 years, Beverly A. Krohn. Also survived by his daughter, Karen (Mike) Sherer; grandchildren, Ken (Chrissy) Sherer, Dustin (Lindley) Sherer, Ashleigh Sherer and Lindsay (Rex) Harriman, as well as many loving great-grandchildren. Also survived by Beverly’s children, Roy Smith and Shelley Smith. Preceded in death by his son, Kenneth Craig “KC” Krohn; his sisters, Donna Gildner and Wilma Neilan; as well as his first wife and the mother of his children, Charlene Krohn Todd. Ken, as a young teenager, moved to Ontario, CA to join the Marines. Later with his career at ABC Rail, moved to Denver and then Pueblo. He was a brave man, battling many adversities in his life without complaint and always coming out on top. Ken had a brilliant sense of humor, was a fabulous dresser and dancer, a war history buff, exercise enthusiast, gardener and loved his many dogs over the years. Ken enjoyed traveling in his retirement with wife Beverly, showing her many destinations she had never seen. They especially enjoyed their trips to San Diego, feasting on the fresh fish and visiting all their favorite spots, as well as several locations in New Mexico where they purchased many pieces of southwestern deco for their home. Ken’s brief illness was an extreme challenge, yet he woke up everyday with a smile on his face and a fierce appetite. His season of death was marked with great struggle yet he found many ways to show (and grow) his love with his family. Ken will be greatly missed, especially in the spring when the tulips bloom.
Message from Beverly: You were the best husband in the world!
Message from Karen: Hasta La Vista, Dad. I love you!
Funeral service, 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery.
Online condolences, www.MontgomerySteward.com

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  1. CandleImageMy deepest condolences and prayers to your family ❤️
    I will miss you Kenny, love you lots!
    You and Bev were dear friends and I love that I got to have you in my life for all these years. You taught me to play golf and racquetball and always made me laugh. You came over when I had my son and you were supposed to be at my daughters wedding this fall. You sent me weekly jokes and emails. Thank you Karen for letting me talk with him one last time, he was so special!
    He was so proud of his family and his Chiefs! See you soon Ken ❤️

  2. CandleImageKaren I am very sorry to hear about your Dad. I loved seeing him when he came to workout at the Y. Prayers for you and your family.

    Kathy simpson

  3. Ken was a great neighbor for many years and will be missed. Bev so sorry for your loss, you are in our prayers. Love Pat and Sue

  4. CandleImageKen was our dear neighbor and friend for many years. We have many fun memories of going out to parties and monthly dinners with he and Bev. We would take turns finding restaurants that the other had not experienced in Pueblo, Springs or Denver. We booked a Dinner Cruise on the Lake. Once onboard we quickly discovered no wine was being served. 😱Tom and Ken leaped overboard onto the dock and ran to the lake store to get our vino necessary for dining enjoyment. We had “Bloody Mary Breakfasts” on our patio and always laughed at the many stories we shared. Ken and Bev were our dear friends in spite of the Chiefs Logo he placed outside our kitchen window taunting a Bronco family. We love them both! We will miss you Ken! ❤️

  5. You will be lovingly remembered! Our love and prayers are with you, the Krohn family and all of your many friends!

  6. Ken, we will never forget you. You and Bev loved to travel, and we loved traveling with you. The trips we took to the Rockies, Royal Gorge, the Ringling Brothers Museum and Myrtle Beach have always kept us laughing. We also enjoyed your sense of humor. You had a clever quip to start each day. Your business prowess and dedication to ABC Rail was impeccable. I will continue cheering for the KC Chiefs and the KU Jayhawks knowing that you are watching them with me. May you rest in peace my friend. Stay Salty!

  7. Ken and I met in 1958 in Ontario, CA, when we were attending Chaffey College. We had certain things in common, but really, our friendship was an unlikely one. I am rightly considered a “difficult” character, but Ken was so good-natured and forgiving that we had a great friendship for over sixty years. God bless him.

    Bob Beckett

  8. Karen and Mike, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I will always remember your dad’s conversation at Ken and Chrissy wedding about how proud he was of you Karen, wife, mother and always loving daughter. Rest in peace Ken.

  9. My deepest condolences to the family. Ken was a fine man with a great spirit and a true regard for everyone around him. I’m proud to be able to say that he was a mentor and a friend.

  10. CandleImageMy husband worked for Ken at ABC Rail for many years. (He passed in 2020). I remember that he spoke very highly of your Husband and Dad during that time. My condolences to the family for your loss. May memories of him sustain you in the days ahead.

  11. Karen and Mike – Sorry to hear about your Dad. Sending you and all your family prayers and hugs. Bev and Alan Kochevar

  12. This sadness me, I played golf with him after meeting him at the Y…we hadn’t been able to get together it seemed since last year…I keep thinking I ought to call him and see how he was and give him a hard time over his Chiefs…wishes I had listened to my inner voice…he spoke fondly of his daughter, wife while out on the golf course…and of course the jay Hawks and chiefs…my sincere condolences to his family…he was such a nice man…

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