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Marlin L. Kroft

Marlin L. Kroft

Feb 25th, 1939 - Sep 18th, 2022
  • Birth Date: Feb 25th, 1939
  • Death Date: Sep 18th, 2022
  • Funeral Date: Sep 22nd, 2022
  • Location: Little's Funeral Home
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Biography: Marlin L. Kroft, 83, of Littlestown, died Sunday, Sept 18, 2022 at his home.  He was the husband of Mary V. (Royer) Kroft for 63 years.  Born Feb 25, 1939 in Dover, Marlin was the son of the late Monroe L. & Bertha Elizabeth (Erb) Kroft.  He attended Littlestown High School and served in the Air Force. He was retired from Schindler Elevator, Gettysburg, since 2003 after 30 years of employment.

Surviving in addition to his wife, are his children:  Dan Kroft & Janet of Seymore, TN, Sandra Arentz & Barry of New Oxford and Robin Sullivan of Littlestown; his 13 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren; his brothers, Lenny Kroft of Hanover and David Kroft;  his sisters, Nancy Garrett of Hanover and Diana Harget of Gettysburg.  Marlin was predeceased by his sister, Janet Mummert and his brothers:  Eugene, Monroe, Jr. and Martin Kroft. Marlin enjoyed camping and spending time with his family and friends, gardening and bird watching.

Funeral Service is Thursday, Sept 22, at 11 A.M. at Little's Funeral Home, Littlestown, with The Rev. Dr. H. Lee Brumback, II officiating.  Viewing is 10 -11 A.M. Thursday.  Interment is in Marburg Memorial Gardens, Hanover.  Memorials in Marlin's name may be sent to the Kidney Foundation - 900 Arlington Ave., Suite 134A, Harrisburg, PA  17109.  Online condolences may be shared on

Sharon Kime
Sep 23rd, 2022 12:56 am
My sympathy to the Kroft family. I worked with Marlin at Schindler Elevator and also enjoyed talking to him. 5TFmL8
Janet (Eline) McMaster
Sep 20th, 2022 10:12 pm
My condolences to Mary and the family. I didn't get to see you anymore after Bob King moved, You are in my thoughts and prayers!
Hanover Allied Veterans Honor Guard
Sep 20th, 2022 2:57 pm
The members of the Hanover Allied Veterans Honor Guard wish to offer our sincere sympathy to the family of our fellow veteran. It is our "Honor" to provide Full Military Honors at his burial service. May he Rest In Peace!
Dennis and Leona Kroft
Sep 20th, 2022 4:54 am
Losing someone we love is nothing easy, we can realize that we are blessed to have been able to share in his life. He will live on in our memories forever.

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