Arlene Kronaizl
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Obituary of Arlene M. Kronaizl

Arlene M. Kronaizl, the daughter of Emil and Leantine (Schnieder) Rothschadl, was born on March 23, 1932 in Tyndall, SD.  She was baptized and confirmed at St. Leo Catholic Church.

Arlene was united in marriage to Thomas G. Kronaizl on September 19, 1949 at St. Leo Catholic church and to this union were born four children.  They were members of St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Tabor, where Arlene was active in the St. Wenceslaus Altar Society.  She was also a member of the Czech Heritage Preservation Society, Social Club, American Legion Auxiliary, Good Samaritan Advisory Board and Guild, the Tabor Chamber, Beseda Hall officer and manager, and the women’s bowling league.

Arlene will be remembered in the surrounding area for her cake baking talents, especially wedding, anniversary, and birthday cakes. 

Arlene and Tom spent most of their lives farming by Tabor.  She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

Left to cherish her memory are her sons:  Greg (Ann) of Omaha, NE, Gary (Evie) of Tabor, SD, and Mark (Char) of Tabor, SD; her daughter, Kathy (Larry) Schmidt of St. Helena, NE; seventeen grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; and her first great-great grandchild on the way; brothers, Kenny (Marilyn) Rothschadl of Tyndall, SD and John (Donna) Rothschadl of Yankton, SD; sisters-in-law:  Mae Rothschadl, Maxine Kronaizl, and Helen Kronaizl; other relatives and friends.

Arlene was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Thomas; her brother, Jim; and her granddaughter, Pamela.