Elaine F Krotine

1935 - 2018

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Elaine F. Krotine, 83, of Lewis Center and formerly of Findlay and Mason, Ohio, passed away at 4:40 a.m., Tuesday, November 13, 2018, at the 1st & Main Retirement Center, Lewis Center. She was born on October 1, 1935, in Cleveland, to the late Edmond and Margaret (Pease) Moser. She married Gerard Krotine on August 13, 1955, and he preceded her in death on November 25, 1999. Elaine was the loving mother of her sons, Jeffrey (Eileen) Krotine of Columbus and Kenneth Krotine of Upper Sandusky and her daughters, Katherine (Greg) Wolf of Findlay and Janet (Thomas) Goller of Rawson. She is also survived by her sister, Margaret Shaw of Minnesota, nine grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her sister, Kay Harnish. Elaine was a homemaker. She was a former member of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church in Findlay, Ohio and St. Susanna Catholic Church in Mason, Ohio. She had also been an auxiliary member of Sisters of Charity in Cincinnati, Ohio. Elaine had a love for reading, music, gardening, and nature. She fully enjoyed the fellowship of coffee with friends after daily Mass in Findlay and Mason. Elaine's journey throughout life was to continually grow in her faith in serving the Lord. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:00 p.m., Thursday, November 15, 2018, at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, at the Main Church located at 750 Bright Road, Findlay, with Rev. Michael Zacharias as Celebrant. Burial will be in St. Michael Cemetery, Findlay. Visitation will be held 1 hour (11:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.) prior to mass at the church on Thursday. Arrangements have been entrusted to COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, Findlay. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association of Northwest Ohio and/or Capital City Hospice. Online condolences may be expressed at www.coldrencrates.com.


Service Information
  • Visitation Details:

    St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church (East) [Map]
    Bright Road
    Findlay, Ohio 45840
    Thursday, November 15th 2018 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

  • Mass of Christian Burial:

    Thursday, November 15th 2018 - 12:00 PM

  • Service Location:

    St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church (Bright Road) [Map]
    750 Bright Road
    Findlay, Ohio 45840-2497

  • Final Resting Place:

    St. Michael Cemetery [Map]
    932 W. Main Cross St
    Findlay, Ohio 45840

  • Contributions:

    Alzheimer's Association - Krotine
    For Online Donations, please select above link.
    1800 North Blanchard Street, #110
    Findlay, OH 45840

    Capital City Hospice - Krotine
    For Online Donations, please select above link.
    2800 Corporate Exchange Dr #170
    Columbus, Ohio 43231

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To : The Krotine family
Date :Tuesday, November 13th 2018
From : Lela Metzger Doty
Such sorrow when our parents depart from us. Many prayers to each of you. May your memories of your Mom fill your hearts.



To : To the Krotine Family
Date :Tuesday, November 13th 2018
From : Nancy and Bill Recker
To the Krotine Family:
Elaine was such a dear friend. We have many memories of your family.
She is at peace, and we can now only live on the memories.
We send deepest sympathy.



To : Kathy Family
Date :Wednesday, November 14th 2018
From : Mary Koch Concierge at Sunrise of Findlay
Dear Kathy, I was so sorry to hear of you mother's passing. I thought a lot of her and enjoyed her so much. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.



To : Jeff and Eileen
Date :Wednesday, November 14th 2018
From : Greg and Lonnie
Our sincerest sympathy at the loss of your mother. ❤️ Sincerely, Greg & Lonnie



To : JeffKennyKathy and Janet
Date :Thursday, November 15th 2018
From : Roma and Gene Switzer
What great memories we have of your family....always a fun time!!!!! We are so sorry but know she is at peace now......Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers......



To : Krotine Family
Date :Thursday, November 15th 2018
From : Bill Miller
Jeff, Kenny, Kathy and Janet, my thoughts are with you all on the loss of your mother. May Elaine rest in peace.



To : Jeff
Date :Thursday, November 15th 2018
From : Dave Leslie Hills
Jeff; So sorry to hear of your Mothers passing our prayers are with you and your family.



To : Janet
Date :Thursday, November 15th 2018
From : Tsmmy Fields
Hi Janet, please accept my sincere sympathy in the loss of your Mom. I am so sorry. Prayers to you for Gods amazing comfort.



To : The Krotine Family
Date :Thursday, November 15th 2018
From : The Gauntner Family
Our sympathy to all of you at this time.
We all have many fond memories of 'Aunt Elaine', her smile, her laugh, and thoughtfulness.
Prayers to all of you for strength and peace. We are making a contribution to the Alzheimer's Association in honor of Elaine.



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