William Howard Krell
May 11, 1930- December 25, 2012
William Howard Krell, age 82, of North Beach, MD passed away December 25, 2012 at the Burnett – Calvert Hospice House in Prince Frederick, MD. Bill was born May 11, 1930 in Tamaqua, Pennsylvania to Howard William and Anna (Morgan) Krell. He attended local schools and graduated from Tamaqua High School in 1948. Bill enlisted in the Army on July 15, 1948, and married Joan Tennant in Tamaqua on November 20, 1948. Upon his discharge from the Army he attended Ohio State and Case Western Reserve Universities both in Ohio. After college Bill became a fundraiser for Lutheran Layman’s Movement working throughout the United States. He later joined the staff of Upper New York Synod in Syracuse, NY, the Community Chest of Greater Cincinnati, United Way of Quad Cities in Rock Island, IL, before retiring to Kinston, NC. He then became the director of the United Way in Kinston and directed flood relief efforts in Kinston after hurricanes and tornadoes devastated the town. Bill retired and moved to North Beach in 2005.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Jean Krell
Bill is survived by his wife Joan R. Krell; a daughter Linda Ann Krell both of North Beach; two sons William H. Krell, Jr. and his wife Jeanne and Glenn D. Krell and his wife Karen both of Virginia Beach, VA; seven grandchildren Scott, David, Michael, Jason, Ryan, Rachel and Brian Krell; seven great grandchildren; a brother Arnold Krell and his wife LaMae of White Marsh, MD and a sister Carolyn F. Tanner of Arlington, VA.
Saturday, December 29, 2012