Kroll Melvin Albert "Buddy" Kroll, age 75 of Hempstead, passed away on March 1, 2007. Mr. Kroll was born March 4, 1931 in Washington County and was baptized as an infant on April 25, 1931 at his mother's graveside at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Greenvine. He was confirmed in the Lutheran faith at Emmanuel Lutheran by Pastor Roy Grote. He married Robbie Faye Siptak on July 21, 1962 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Greenvine with Pastor Saeger officiating. Mr. Kroll is preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Frieda Beckermann Kroll; and sister, Bernell Meier; and is survived by his wife of 44 years, Bobbie Faye Kroll; sons, Darrell Kroll and wife Tiffiny of Waller, Dale Kroll of Hempstead, and Keith Kroll and wife Jeannie of Brenham; daughter, Tracy White and husband Shannon of Waller; grandchildren, Brook and Victoria Kroll, Justin and Dallas White, and Audra Kroll; sister, Willie Mae Meyer of Giddings; brother, Quindell Kroll and wife Jean of Brenham; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Floyd and Nina Jean Siptak of Navasota and Carl Meier of Brenham, and numerous nieces and nephews. Known as Daddy, Pop and PoPo, Mr. Kroll loved gardening, fishing, and spending time with his grandchildren. He enjoyed baseball, and he loved the Tennessee Titans football team. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Emmanuel Lutheran Church of Greenvine or Hospice Brazos Valley - Brenham division. Visitation was Saturday, March 3, 2007 from 6-8 p.m. at Canon Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services were Sunday, March 4, 2007 at 2 p.m. at Emmanuel Lutheran Church of Greenvine with Pastor Pam Werrell officiating. Interment followed at Greenvine Lutheran Cemetery. (Video Tributes & Service Info @www.canonfuneralhome.com) Canon Funeral Home in Waller was in charge of arrangements.
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