Ernest John Krone, 91 of Paris passed away on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018 in Paris.

He was born on Aug. 5, 1926 in Chicago, Ill. to his parents Thomas and Clara (Tischler) Krone. He was retired from his office supply business, was a United States Army Veteran and was a member of the Paris Masonic Lodge #378.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Clara (Tischler) Krone; his wife, Violet (Moore) Krone; one sister, Helen Carpenter and three brothers, Lawrence Krone, Thomas Krone and Raymond Krone.

He is survived by his two sisters, Shirley Stathos of Hollywood, Fla. and Clarine Flaven of Bixby, Okla.

Burial of cremated remains was held at Oakwood Cemetery in Paris under the direction of Roller Funeral Home in Paris. Online guestbook at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/paris