Francis J. "Frank" Krenn

                                                ┌── Alois Krenn
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                            ┌── Johanna Krenn ──┤
                            │   c1893-1958 
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                            │
Francis J. "Frank" Krenn ───┤
B: 1912                     │
D: 2000                     │
                            └── - Kolberger
                                           
M: Frances Bassen
   ├── Robert F. Krenn (1948-2008) 1,2
   ├── Richard J. Krenn (1951-) 1,2,3
   └── Donald B. Krenn (1953-) 1,2,3

M: Helen F. Cipko

Francis J. "Frank" Krenn     [ID 00006] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Francis J. "Frank" Krenn4 [Frans Kohlberger5,6].

Born Apr 18 1912, Jennersdorf, Austria.1,4,5,7,8  [Vienna, Austria].6  

Frank and family were shown in the 1934 city directory of New Britain, Connecticut:9

Hammerl Johanna Mrs h 243 Elm
Krenn Frank J emp 300 E Main r 237 Elm
Krenn Hilda M student r 55 Kelsey
Krenn Joseph R r 55 Kelsey
Krenn Joseph R (Marie) (Krenn & Daley) 362 Chestnut h 55 Kelsey
Krenn & Daley (Joseph R Krenn and John F Daley) meat and grocers 362 Chestnut
Frank and family were shown in the 1935 city directory of New Britain, Connecticut:9
Hammerl Johanna Mrs h 243 Elm
Krenn Frank J emp 300 E Main r 243 Elm
Krenn Hilda M emp Dept of Public Welfare r 55 Kelsey
Krenn Joseph R student r 55 Kelsey
Krenn Joseph R (Marie) (Krenn & Daley) 362 Chestnut h 55 Kelsey
Krenn & Daley (Joseph R Krenn and John F Daley) meat and grocers 362 Chestnut
Frank and family were shown in the 1936 city directory of New Britain, Connecticut:9
Hammerl Johanna Mrs emp WPA h 243 Elm
Krenn Frank J emp 300 E Main r 243 Elm
Krenn Hilda M emp Dept of Public Welfare r 55 Kelsey
Krenn Joseph R student r 55 Kelsey
Krenn Joseph R (Marie) (Krenn & Daley) 362 Chestnut h 55 Kelsey
Krenn & Daley (Joseph R Krenn and John F Daley) meat and grocers 362 Chestnut
Frank and family were shown in the 1937 city directory of New Britain, Connecticut:9
Hammerl Johanna Mrs emp WPA h 243 Elm
Krenn Frank J mach opr FBCo r 243 Elm
Krenn Hilda M emp Dept of Public Welfare r 55 Kelsey
Krenn Joseph R student r 55 Kelsey
Krenn Joseph R (Marie) (Krenn & Daley) 362 Chestnut h 55 Kelsey
Krenn & Daley (Joseph R Krenn and John F Daley) meat and grocers 362 Chestnut
Frank and family were shown in the 1938 city directory of New Britain, Connecticut:9
Hammerl Johanna Mrs emp WPA h 243 Elm
Krenn Frank J mach opr FBCo r 243 Elm
Krenn Hilda M casewkr 301 Park r 55 Kelsey
Krenn Joseph R r 55 Kelsey
Krenn Joseph R (Marie) (Krenn & Daley) 362 Chestnut h 55 Kelsey
Krenn & Daley (Joseph R Krenn) meat and grocers 362 Chestnut
Frank and family were shown in the 1939 city directory of New Britain, Connecticut:9
Hammerl Johanna Mrs emp WPA h 243 Elm
Krenn Frank J gas sta atdt 102 W Main r 243 Elm
Krenn Hilda M casewkr 30 E Main r 55 Kelsey
Krenn Joseph R r 55 Kelsey
Krenn Joseph R (Marie) (Krenn & Daley) 362 Chestnut h 55 Kelsey
Krenn & Daley (Joseph R Krenn) meat and grocers 362 Chestnut
Frank and family were shown in the 1940 city directory of New Britain, Connecticut:9
Hammerl Johanna Mrs emp WPA h 243 Elm
Krenn Frank J gas sta atdt 102 W Main r 243 Elm
Krenn Hilda M socialwkr r 55 Kelsey
Krenn Joseph R r 55 Kelsey
Krenn Joseph R (Marie) grocer 362 Chestnut h 55 Kelsey
Frank and family were shown in the 1941 city directory of New Britain, Connecticut:9
Hammerl Johanna Mrs h 243 Elm
Krenn Frank J mach opr FBCo r 243 Elm
Krenn Hilda M socialwkr r 55 Kelsey
Krenn Joseph R tester r 55 Kelsey
Krenn Joseph R (Marie) grocer 362 Chestnut h 55 Kelsey
Frank and family were shown in the 1942 city directory of New Britain, Connecticut:9
Hammerl Johanna Mrs h 243 Elm
Krenn Frank J mach opr FBCo r 243 Elm
Krenn Hilda M married John F Downes
Krenn Joseph R tester r 55 Kelsey
Krenn Joseph R (Marie) grocer 362 Chestnut h 55 Kelsey

He married Frances Bassen.10  Frances Bassen, daughter of Frank + Tekla F. "Tillie" Bassen, was born Apr 18 1915, Connecticut.7,10,11,12,13  

Frank and family were shown in the 1943 city directory of New Britain, Connecticut:9

Hammerl Johanna Mrs h 243 Elm
Krenn Frank J (Frances E) mach opr FBCo h 12 Lasalle ct [sic]
Krenn Joseph R tester r 55 Kelsey
Krenn Joseph R (Marie) grocer 362 Chestnut h 55 Kelsey
Frank and family were shown in the 1944 city directory of New Britain, Connecticut:9
Hammerl Johanna Mrs emp NBMCo h 243 Elm
Hammerl Marian student r 243 Elm
Hammerl Richard in USNavy r 243 Elm
Krenn Frank J (Frances E) mach FBCo h 21 Lasalle ct
Krenn Joseph R (Marie) grocer 362 Chestnut h 55 Kelsey
Frank and family were shown in the 1945 city directory of New Britain, Connecticut:9
Hammerl Johanna Mrs emp NBMCo h 243 Elm
Hammerl Marian student r 243 Elm
Hammerl Richard in USNavy r 243 Elm
Krenn Frank J (Frances E) mach FBCo h 21 Lasalle ct
Krenn Joseph R (Marie) grocer 362 Chestnut h 55 Kelsey
Frank and family were shown in the 1946 city directory of New Britain, Connecticut:9
Hammerl Johanna Mrs emp NBMCo h 243 Elm
Hammerl Marian student r 243 Elm
Hammerl Richard r 243 Elm
Krenn Evelyn r 55 Kelsey
Krenn Frank J (Frances E) paper cutter Kensington h 21 Lasalle ct
Krenn Joseph R (Marie) grocer 362 Chestnut h 55 Kelsey
Krenn Joseph R Jr eng FBCo r 55 Kelsey
Frank and family were shown in the 1947 city directory of New Britain, Connecticut:9
Hammerl Johanna Mrs emp NBMCo h 243 Elm
Hammerl Marian student r 243 Elm
Hammerl Richard student r 243 Elm
Krenn Evelyn r 55 Kelsey
Krenn Frank J (Frances E) paper cutter Kensington h 21 Lasalle ct
Krenn Joseph R (Marie) grocer 362 Chestnut h 55 Kelsey
Krenn Joseph R Jr eng FBCo r 55 Kelsey
Frank and family were shown in the 1948 city directory of New Britain, Connecticut:9
Krenn Evelyn r 55 Kelsey
Krenn Frank J (Frances E) paper cutter h 21 Lasalle ct
Krenn Joseph R (Marie) grocer 362 Chestnut h 55 Kelsey
Krenn Joseph R Jr eng FBCo r 55 Kelsey

Frank became an officer with with New Britain Police Department.1,10  

Frank and family were shown in the 1949 city directory of New Britain, Connecticut:9

Hammerl Johanna Mrs benchwkr STools h 243 Elm
Hammerl Marian clk NY r 243 Elm
Hammerl Richard r 243 Elm
Krenn Evelyn r 55 Kelsey
Krenn Frank J (Frances E) policeman h 21 Lasalle ct
Krenn Joseph R (Marie) grocer 362 Chestnut h 55 Kelsey
Krenn Joseph R Jr eng FBCo r 55 Kelsey
Frank and family were shown in the 1950 city directory of New Britain, Connecticut:9
Hammerl Johanna Mrs benchwkr STools h 243 Elm
Hammerl Marian clk NY r 243 Elm
Hammerl Richard student r 243 Elm
Krenn Evelyn r 55 Kelsey
Krenn Frank J (Frances E) policeman h 21 Lasalle ct
Krenn Joseph R (Marie) grocer 362 Chestnut h 55 Kelsey
Krenn Joseph R Jr eng FBCo r 55 Kelsey
Frank and family were shown in the 1951 city directory of New Britain, Connecticut:9
Hammerl Johanna Mrs benchwkr STools h 243 Elm
Hammerl Marian clk NY r 243 Elm
Hammerl Richard emp U S Govt r 243 Elm
Krenn Evelyn r 55 Kelsey
Krenn Frank J (Frances E) policeman h 21 Lasalle ct
Krenn Joseph R (Marie) grocer 362 Chestnut h 55 Kelsey
Krenn Joseph R Jr eng FBCo r 55 Kelsey
Frank and family were shown in the 1952 city directory of New Britain, Connecticut:9
Hammerl Johanna Mrs benchwkr STools h 243 Elm
Hammerl Marian clk NY r 243 Elm
Hammerl Richard ins Hartford h 243 Elm
Krenn Evelyn technician Hartford r 55 Kelsey
Krenn Frank J (Frances E) policeman h 21 Lasalle ct
Krenn Joseph R (Marie) grocer 362 Chestnut h 55 Kelsey
Krenn Joseph R Jr eng FBCo r 55 Kelsey
Frank and family were shown in the 1953 city directory of New Britain, Connecticut:9
Hammerl Barbara H Mrs priv sec Hartford r 110 Grand
Hammerl Johanna Mrs benchwkr STools h 243 Elm
Hammerl Marian clk NY r 243 Elm
Hammerl Richard (Barbara H) ins agt Hartford r 110 Grand
Hammerl Richard J (Barbara) ins Hartford r 243 Elm
Krenn Evelyn tech Hartford r 55 Kelsey
Krenn Frank J (Frances E) policeman h 21 Lasalle ct
Krenn Joseph R (Marie) h 55 Kelsey
Krenn Joseph R Jr eng FBCo r 55 Kelsey
Krenn's Market (Frank J Neuhold) grocers 362 Chestnut
Frank and family were shown in the 1954 city directory of New Britain, Connecticut:9
Hammerl Johanna Mrs benchwkr STools h 243 Elm
Hammerl Marian clk NY r 243 Elm
Hammerl Richard (Barbara H) rem to Syracuse N Y
Hammerl Richard J (Barbara) rem to Syracuse N Y
Krenn Evelyn tech Hartford r 55 Kelsey
Krenn Frank J (Frances E) policeman h 21 Lasalle ct
Krenn Joseph R (Marie) h 55 Kelsey
Krenn Joseph R Jr eng FBCo r 55 Kelsey
Krenn's Market (Frank J Neuhold) grocers 362 Chestnut
Frank and family were shown in the 1955 city directory of New Britain, Connecticut:9
Hammerl Johanna Mrs benchwkr STools h 243 Elm
Hammerl Marian clk NY r 243 Elm
Krenn Evelyn lab tech W Hartford r 55 Kelsey
Krenn Frank J (Frances E) policeman h 21 Lasalle ct
Krenn Joseph R (Marie) h 55 Kelsey
Krenn Joseph R Jr eng FBCo r 55 Kelsey
Frank and family were shown in the 1956 city directory of New Britain, Connecticut:9
Hammerl Johanna Mrs benchwkr STools h 243 Elm
Hammerl Marian r 243 Elm
Hammerl Richard J (Barbara H) civil eng Hartford h 280 Linwood
Krenn Evelyn lab tech W Hartford r 55 Kelsey
Krenn Frank J (Frances E) policeman h 21 Lasalle ct
Krenn Joseph R h 55 Kelsey
Krenn Joseph R Mrs (Marie) died Aug 27 1955 age 68
Krenn Joseph R Jr eng FBCo r 55 Kelsey
Krenn's Market (Carl J and Walter F Schreiner) grocers 362 Chestnut
Frank and family were shown in the 1957 city directory of New Britain, Connecticut:9
Hammerl Johanna Mrs benchwkr STools h 243 Elm
Hammerl Marian r 243 Elm
Hammerl Richard J (Barbara H) civil eng Hartford h 280 Linwood
Krenn Evelyn lab tech W Hartford r 55 Kelsey
Krenn Frank J (Frances E) policeman h 21 Lasalle ct
Krenn Joseph R h 55 Kelsey
Krenn Joseph R Jr eng FBCo r 55 Kelsey
Krenn's Market (Carl J and Walter F Schreiner) grocers 362 Chestnut
Frank and family were shown in the 1959 city directory of New Britain, Connecticut:9
Krenn Evelyn lab tech W Hartford r 55 Kelsey
Krenn Frank J (Frances E) policeman NBPD h 21 Lasalle ct
Krenn Joseph R h 55 Kelsey
Krenn Joseph R Jr engineering mgr FBCo r 55 Kelsey
Krenn's Market (Frank Neuhold) grocers 362 Chestnut
Frank and family were shown in the 1960 city directory of New Britain, Connecticut:9
Krenn Evelyn med sec 32 Grove Hill r 55 Kelsey
Krenn Frank J (Frances E) policeman NBPD h 21 Lasalle ct
Krenn Joseph R Jr engineering mgr FBCo h 55 Kelsey
Krenn's Market (Frank J Neuhold) grocers 362 Chestnut
Frank and family were shown in the 1961 city directory of New Britain, Connecticut:9
Krenn Evelyn med sec 32 Grove Hill r 55 Kelsey
Krenn Frank J (Frances E) policeman NBPD h 21 Lasalle ct
Krenn Joseph R Jr engineering mgr FBCo h 55 Kelsey
Krenn's Market (Frank J Neuhold) grocers 362 Chestnut
Frank and family were shown in the 1962 city directory of New Britain, Connecticut:9
Krenn Evelyn tech 51 Cedar r 22 Cedarwood dr
Krenn Frank J (Frances E) policeman NBPD h 21 Lasalle ct
Krenn Joseph R Jr special projects mgr FBCo h 22 Cedarwood dr
Krenn's Market (Frank J Neuhold) grocers 362 Chestnut
Frank and family were shown in the 1963 city directory of New Britain, Connecticut:9
Krenn Evelyn tech 51 Cedar r 22 Cedarwood dr
Krenn Frank J (Frances E) policeman NBPD h 21 Lasalle ct
Krenn Joseph R Jr special project mgr FBCo h 22 Cedarwood dr
Krenn's Market (Frank J Neuhold) 362 Chestnut
Frank and family were shown in the 1965 city directory of New Britain, Connecticut:9
Krenn Evelyn priv sec G M Winship r 22 Cedarwood dr
Krenn Frank J (Frances E) policeman NBPD h 21 Lasalle ct
Krenn Joseph R Jr special projects mgr FBCo h 22 Cedarwood dr
Frank and family were shown in the 1981 city directory of New Britain, Connecticut:9
Krenn Frank J (Frances E) emp Holiday Inn 21 Lasalle ct ..... 223-8224
Krenn Mary J 22 Cedarwood Dr ..... 224-0818

In 1985 Frank and Frances were still living at 21 Lasalle Ct., New Britain, Connecticut.10  

Frances Bassen died Sep 20 1985, New Britain, Hartford County, Connecticut; age 70.7,10,11  

He then married Helen F. Cipko14 [Helen F. Miller1,15], Aug 8 198714, New Britain, Hartford County, Connecticut14.  Helen, daughter of Charles Miller & Hennrietta Knaus, was born Jan 14 1922, New Britain, Hartford County, Connecticut.7,14,15  

Helen had been previously married and had two sons, Edward C. Cipko and David Cipko.15  

In 2000 Frank was living at 45 Park Place, New Britain, Connecticut.10  

Francis J. "Frank" Krenn died Mar 19 2000, New Britain, Hartford County, Connecticut; age 87.1,7,10  

Frank's obituary was published in "The Hartford Courant" (Hartford, Connecticut) on Tuesday, March 21, 2000:1

FRANK J. KRENN; OF NEW BRITAIN

Frank J. Krenn of New Britain, a former city police officer, died Sunday.  He was 87.  

Born in Austria, he lived in New Britain most of his life and was a city police officer for 25 years.  He was a parishioner of St. Peter Church, New Britain, and a member of St. Peter's Society and the Varpas Club.  

He is survived by his wife, Helen Miller Krenn; three sons, Richard Krenn of Florida, Robert Krenn of Burlington and Donald Krenn of California; a brother, Richard Hammerl of New Jersey; three grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.  

A Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at noon at St. Peter Church.  Burial will be private.  Calling hours will be Wednesday from 11 a.m. until the time of the Mass at Farrell Funeral Home, 110 Franklin Square, New Britain.  

Memorial donations may be made to St. Peter Church, 98 Franklin Square, New Britain, CT 06051.

Helen died Oct 18 2009, Hospital of Central Connecticut, New Britain, Hartford County, Connecticut; age 87.7,15  

Helen's obituary was published as follows:15

Helen F. Krenn, 87, of New Britain, died Sunday at the Hospital of Central Connecticut in New Britain.  Born in New Britain, the daughter of the late Charles and Hennrietta (Knaus) Miller, she was a life long resident.  She was the wife of the late Frank J. Krenn.  During her career, she worked many years as an assistant cook at the Ridgeview Health Care in Cromwell and at other various convalescent homes.  She was a member of St. Peter Church, served on the board of the Walnut Hill Condominium Association and was a member of St. Andrews Church Senior Club.  

Mrs. Krenn is survived by two sons Edward C. Cipko of Port Richey, FL, and David Cipko of San Antonio, Texas; two stepsons Richard Krenn of Palm Beach Garden, FL and Donald and his wife Esther Krenn of Cupertino, CA; a daughter in law Joan Krenn of Burlington; six grandchildren, three step grandchildren; one niece and one nephew.  

Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Peter Church 98 Franklin Sq. New Britain, CT 06051.  The Farrell Funeral Home New Britain, is in charge of arrangements.

Social Security information for Francis J. "Frank" Krenn: 047-03-9033

Social Security information for Frances Bassen: 049-09-8109


Sources

  1. "The Hartford Courant" (Hartford, Connecticut); Mar 21 2000, pg B2.
  2. Robert F. Krenn obituary.
  3. Helen F. (Miller) Krenn obituary.
  4. 1940 census, New Britain, Hartford County, Connecticut; roll T627-505, ED 2-147, page 5A, line #35, household #91.
  5. Ellis Island passenger manifest: http://www.libertyellisfoundation.org.
  6. 1930 census, Ward 4, New Britain, Hartford County, Connecticut; roll T626-267, ED 176, page 2A, line #9, dwelling #9, family #18.
  7. Social Security Death Index.
  8. U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. Connecticut Death Index, 1949-2001; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. Ancestry Family Tree data "Vujs Family Tree" posted by "uconnad".
  12. 1920 census, 21 Cemetery Lane, Ward 5, New Britain, Hartford County, Connecticut; roll T625-185, ED 169, page 30A-30B, line #46, dwelling #95, family #258.
  13. 1930 census, 21 Lasalle Court, Ward 5, New Britain, Hartford County, Connecticut; roll T626-266, ED 184, page 1B, line #88, dwelling #11, family #20.
  14. Connecticut, Marriage Index, 1959-2001; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. Obituary of Helen F. Krenn; Farrell Funeral Home:
    http://farrellfh.frontrunnerpro.com/book-of-memories/350928/Helen-F-Krenn/obituary.php.


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