Thursday March 9, 2023 11:00AM St. John of The Cross Catholic Church
William “Drew” Kroll of Hinsdale, IL passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones on March 5, 2023. Proceeded in death by his beloved Mother, Joanne (Mandekich) Killian; Stepfather, Albert Killian; Father, William Kroll; Grandparents, Frances (Mandekich) Albertson and William Albertson, Mary (Shannon) Kroll and William Kroll; and Uncle Joseph Mandekich.
Drew was born on October 22, 1959, in LaGrange, IL and graduated from Lyons Township HS. Drew was a lover of beauty in all forms – music, art, flowers, and fashion. Drew made the world a more beautiful place professionally through his successful careers in hair and fashion in Chicago and London and through the endless people he touched with his generous and joyous soul. Drew loved people and they loved him. He loved to laugh, and he loved life. He was always available for anyone in need and walked with many during hard times. He was a truly unselfish person. Drew had many passions in life, especially enjoying time with family and friends, being with his mother and family in New Buffalo, MI, his art and music collections, attending musicals and hosting parties.
He is survived by his brothers, Brian (Elise) Kroll and Mark (David) Kroll; his nephews, Kevin, Kyle, and Colin; his Goddaughter, Lily Walker, along with her brother and sister, Jack and Claire; beloved Aunts and Uncles, Diane and Michael Kuzmanich and Bob and Flo Mandekich, along with many cherished cousins and friends and his treasured friend, Richard “Otto” Pendowski.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 8, 2023 from 4pm to 8pm at Adolf Funeral Home, 7000 S Madison St, Willowbrook, IL 60527. Family and friends will meet for a 11am Funeral Mass on Thursday, March 9, 2023 at St John of The Cross Parish, 5005 Wolf Rd, Western Springs, IL 60558.