Leonard Kroner, age 99, of Geneva, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, February 8, 2023, at his home. He was born September 10, 1923 in Unionville to Gertrude and Samuel Kroner.
Leonard, along with his late wife, Connie owned and operated Con-Lea Nursing Home in Geneva. He was a member of the Masons (32nd Degree) Blue Lodge 334, Member of the Grand Chapter of Royal Masons of Ohio and Life Member of the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite N.M.J., USA. He was honored with Meritorious Status for the Valley of Cleveland.
He was especially proud of his children and their accomplishments. He enjoyed his grandchildren and the time spent with his closest friend Amy. In his younger years he loved being in the woods by the river, hunting and fishing. Later in life, his happiest moments were spent at his farm, tending his grapes and beehives, planting trees and working with his tractors.
He is survived by son, David (Jane) Kroner of Rock Creek; daughters Rachel (Mitch) Belson of Waterport, NY, Angella (Jason) Kroner-Grafmiller of Birmingham, UK; step-son, John (Barb) Wooden of Canton; grandchildren, Lianna, Lila, Todd, and Sherri; He was preceded in death by sister, Natale Finkelstein; brothers, Manuel Kroner and Nathan Kroner; and his parents.
Private family services will be held at Harpersfield Cemetery.
Arrangements are being handled by The Behm Family Funeral Home.
Online obituary and condolences may be viewed at www.behmfuneral.com