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“Our deepest sympathy for the loss of your beloved wife, mother and grandmother. ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Deb and Jeff Henschen - IN

“Joan always had a beautiful smile and made everyone around her feel welcome. My condolences to the Krouse family. She will be greatly missed. My...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Sheryl Baker - Middleton, WI

“Joan was a great friend to our mother, and she always made us feel welcome in her home...My thoughts and prayers are with her family. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Thim Reed - Fort Wayne, IN

“The Peace of Christ be with you, Jack ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Marvin Hinkle

“We are so sorry to hear of your Joans's passing.She was always gracious and welcoming to all of us Johnson'S.Peace be with her.Tom Johnson ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Tom Johnson - Indialantic, FL

“My prayers and condolences to the Krouse family! Joan was such an inspiration! I once heard...make people want to walk towards you than away from...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Brenda Ankenbruck - Indianapolis, IN

“Jack and family, Many condolences on the passing of Joan ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Jim Catanzaro - IN

Joan L. Krouse, 86, passed away Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at St. Anne Home and Retirement Community in Fort Wayne. She enjoyed lake life, beaches, boating, camping, socializing, and sharing her love. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with family, friends, and neighbors in Fort Wayne and Arizona. Joan loved reading, sewing, traveling, antiques, and the arts. She will be remembered by her positive attitude, kind, loving, generous and compassionate heart, quick wit, big beautiful smile that she shared with everyone she knew and met. Surviving are her husband of 66 years, Jack Krouse; her children, Robert (Sally) Krouse of North Manchester, IN, Linda Bird of Scottsdale, AZ, Michael Krouse of Fort Wayne, David (Mary Rondot) Krouse of Fort Wayne, Lori (John) Freistroffer of Fort Wayne; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Joan was preceded in death by her parents, Marion and Ruth Connett. Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 am, Monday, October 30, 2017 at St. Jude Catholic Church, 2130 Pemberton Dr with calling one hour prior. Calling also D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave, on Sunday, October 29, 2017 from 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Burial in Catholic Cemetery, Memorials may be made to the Usher Syndrome Coalition. To sign the online guest book, go to