22 Aug Robert Krom
Robert “Bob” Paul Krom, 72 of Lake 5, Dawson, ND passed away Saturday, August 19th at his lake cabin following a long illness. Memorial services will be on Friday, August 25, 2023, at 2:30 p.m. at the Bismarck Funeral Home.
Robert Paul Krom was born on March 3, 1951, to Peter Paul Krom and Dorothy (Theison) Krom in Cavalier Co., ND. Bob Attended school in Nekoma, ND graduating from high school in 1969. He graduated from the University of North Dakota in 1973.
Robert Paul Krom married Karan O’Connell in Minnewauken, ND on March 3, 1973. Bob enjoyed his twenty-year career as an electrical design engineer in Bismarck, ND at Basin Electric headquarters. Bob then started his own business, “Honey Doo Relief” in Bottineau County. Bob served on various boards and counsels in Bismarck, ND, Willow City, ND, and Sun City, AZ.
Bob enjoyed woodworking, mechanics, and restoration work. He designed and built three of his family’s homes.
Bob’s children and his grandchildren were his greatest pride and joy.
Following retirement he enjoyed eight years of winters in Sun City, AZ, and summers at his cabin in ND. Bob never tired of his Wednesday day trips to destinations in numerous state and national parks throughout the southwestern United States.
Robert Paul Krom is survived by his wife of fifty years, Karan, his sons, Robert Joseph (Lisa) Krom, Justin Paul (Laurie) Krom, William Wilson Krom; daughter, Ashley Angel Krom; grandsons, Robert Krom, Parker Krom, Jack Gibson, and Charlie Gibson; granddaughters, Chelsa Krom and Ella Krom. He is also survived by his sister, Theresa Lang and brother, Donald Krom.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Peter and Dorothy Krom and a toddler sister, Shirley.
In lieu of plants and flowers memorials are preferred to the Bismarck Cancer Center.