Kenneth Schrom

SALEM — Kenneth Harold Schrom, 87, formerly of 1161 East 10th St., died Oct. 6, 2019, at Brookdale Assisted Living.

Born in Buffalo, N.Y., on Jan. 14, 1932, he was the son of the late Wilbert and Gertrude Knauf Schrom.

He worked at several funeral homes in northeast Ohio and then worked for Wyeth Drug Company as a pharmaceutical salesman for 37 years. He was a Korean War veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.

His wife, Eleanor Ann Stephenson, preceded him in death.

Survivors include two sons, Eric E. Schrom (Renee) of Southport, N.C., and Karl F. Schrom (Shelby) of Salem, five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a sister, Pat Schrom Roemer (Jim) of Findlay.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral Home with Pastor Aimee Raymond officiating. Visitation will be noon to two p.m. Burial with military honors will be at Highland Memorial Park on Monday.

Memorials may be made to the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1089 East State St., Salem, the Salem High School Alumni Association, or the Humane Society.