Aaron M. “Kro” Kroshus, age 33, of Melrose, died after injuries sustained in a work-related vehicle accident April 2, 2021, in South Dakota.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, April 8, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Melrose with the Rev. Marvin Enneking officiating. A private family interment will be Friday, April 9, at Calvary Cemetery in Morris. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, at Patton-Schad Funeral Home in Melrose and 10-11 a.m. April 8 at the church.  Parish prayers will be 7 p.m., April 7, at the funeral home.

Aaron Matthew Kroshus was born Aug. 11, 1987, in Alexandria to Kim and Kimberly (Boon) Kroshus. He graduated from Melrose High School. Aaron worked at Melrose Ag Center in Melrose, Bueckers City Sanitation in Melrose and currently was working at Nature’s Best Ag Service in Albany.

Aaron had an interest in cars, enjoyed snowmobiling and watching sports. He loved spending time with his friends playing corn hole, competing in Fantasy Football and hanging out on the pontoon on the lake, but most of all, spending time with his son, Oliver.

Survivors include his son, Oliver Kroshus of Melrose; mother Kimberly Boon of Sauk Centre; father Kim Kroshus of Melrose; sister Jessica Anderson of Coon Rapids; nephews and nieces Carter, Dylan, Nicky, Jocelyn and Carlee all of Coon Rapids; special friend Laura Hagen; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Aaron was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ray and Mary Lou Boon and Glen and Lola Kroshus.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.

Arrangements were made with Patton-Schad Funeral & Cremation Services of Melrose.

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