A veteran teacher herself, Krall’s main contribution to EMU’s education department was training hundreds of students for careers in early childhood education. She founded EMU’s Early Learning Center for pre-schoolers and earned accreditation for it from the National Academy of Early Childhood Programs. Her gifts, according to the department chair, were dedication and gentle guidance, and her strength was putting theory into practice.
In retirement, Krall devoted her time to her disabled husband as well as to her children and grandchildren.
B.S., Eastern Mennonite University
M.A., James Madison University