He was born in Garrison, ND but spent most of his life in the Missouri, Kansas, and Colorado areas.
Jerome was in the U.S. Army Infantry during World War II in Europe.
He married Roberta Shoop of Neodesha, Kansas in November 1947. She preceded him in death in June 2002.
Jerome spent his working years in sales work, business management and government work, retiring in 1981.
He is survived by his five children, Barbara Hess, Betty Rice, Anita Jones, Donna Ward and Jerome H. Kreller Jr. along with his 10 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
Jerome has been cremated under the direction of Clark-Sampson Funeral Home. There is no visitation planned. A Memorial Mass will be held at a later date at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church where he was a member.
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