Farming Rural 08

Myles Edmund Krohe

December 1, 1951 ~ January 13, 2022 (age 70)


Myles Edmund Krohe, age 70 of Beardstown, went to be with the Lord Thursday, January 13, 2022 at Jacksonville Memorial Hospital.

He was born December 1, 1951, in Beardstown the son of Oliver Andrew and Jewel Elizabeth “Bettie” Hamblin Krohe. He married Deb Jackson on February 5, 2000 at Beardstown Church of the Nazarene and she survives in rural Virginia.

He is also survived by two children Kyle (wife Gennah) Cook of Beardstown and Kayle (husband Corey) Masters of Virginia; three grandchildren Finnley of Beardstown and Raegan and Coby of Virginia; four sisters Carol (husband Chuck) Wubker of Beardstown, Dottie (deceased husband Paul) Puckel of Beardstown, Ann (husband Tom) Bell of College Station, TX, and Audrey Perry of Beardstown; two brothers Allen (wife Jackie) Krohe of Beardstown, and Ken (wife Kelly) Krohe of Wichita Falls, TX; a brother-in-law Alan (wife Susan) Jackson of Taylorville; a special aunt Helen “Ma” Bryant of Girard; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Janet Spears, and a brother David Krohe (surviving wife Lona, husband Bill Wagner), a niece Pam Krohe, and a nephew Percy DeWayne Wubker.

Myles graduated from Beardstown High School in the class of 1970. He was a faithful member of Beardstown Church of the Nazarene. He worked for Ralph Wankel Farms, Paul’s McCulloch Sales, and owned the Cozy Dog in Beardstown before selling to his brother. He then began a 28-year career as a rural mail carrier, serving the residents of Virginia and Chandlerville, and retired in 2019. Myles attended many tractor pulls, drag races, and bargained for many treasures at auctions. Myles had a deep love for his family. He cherished the time spent with his children and grandchildren but shared a special love for his wife that was apparent to all that knew him. 

Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at Beardstown Church of the Nazarene with Reverend Jerimy Wooley officiating. Burial will be in the Beardstown City Cemetery. The family will meet with friends from 5-7 PM Monday at Beardstown Church of the Nazarene. Colwell Memorial Home in Beardstown is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials have been suggested to Beardstown Church of the Nazarene. Condolences may be left online at or on Facebook at Colwell Memorial Home.


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January 17, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Beardstown Church Of The Nazarene
919 Jackson
Beardstown, IL 62618

Funeral Service
January 18, 2022

11:00 AM
Beardstown Church Of The Nazarene
919 Jackson
Beardstown, IL 62618


Beardstown Church of the Nazarene
515 S. State Street, Beardstown IL 62618
Tel: 1-217-323-1100

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