Harry L. Krout, 87, of Spring Hill, Kan., passed away December 19, 2014 at Olathe Hospice House.
Harry was born August 4, 1927 in Olathe, Kan. to Velma (McKee) and Richard L. Krout. He graduated from John P. St. John Memorial High School and Central Radio School. Harry served in the US Navy in WWII. Harry married Doris Jean Doolittle on June 5, 1949 in Olathe. He worked in electronics instrumentation at KPRS Radio Station in Olathe. He also worked for Hercules Powder Co, both in West Virginia and at the Sunflower ordinance location, and with Colgate Palmolive. Harry retired in 1984. He was an avid amateur radio operator, W04QG. Harry enjoyed restoring transmitters at the Ensor Park and Museum. He was a life member of the American Legion in Spring Hill and Past President of the Olathe Eagles. He will be dearly missed.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Doris in January, infant daughter Ardis Ann, daughter Tarry Lynn Stanfield, and twin infant sister Harriet E Krout. Harry is survived by sons: Roger Owen Krout, currently living in China, Joe Allen Krout of KCKS and Lee Krout of Gardner; nine grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 1 – 2:30 pm Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at Bruce Funeral Home, 712 S Webster, Spring Hill, 913-592-2244. Private Graveside service at Spring Hill Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be given to Olathe Hospice House. Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome.com