245. Coe Douglas "Doug" Kroese was born on 4 December 1957 at United States Army Hospital, in Munich, Germany. He graduated from Leilehua High school in Waihiawa, Oahu, Hawaii and received an ROTC Scholarship. He chose Texas A&M University, graduated with a BS degree in Computer Science and a Commission in the United States Army. He served out his US Army commitment at the Army Electronic Field Testing Facility At Fort Huachuca, Arizona. He then completed a Masters Degree program, in Computer Science, at Arizona University in Tucson, Arizona. He was employed by Southwest Airlines as their Computer Security Manager in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas in 2001.
Coe Douglas "Doug" Kroese and Frances Ballesteros were married on 11 May 1980 in Aiea, Oahu County, Hawaii. Frances Ballesteros, daughter of Cosme Ballesteros and Shoko Ballesteros*, was born on 11 January 1957 at Fort Lewis, in Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington. Her father was in the United States Military so the family relocated often due to his assignments. The family settled in Hawaii where Frances and Doug met. She has a B. S. degreee in Human Developement. She also earned an R.N. degree from Cochise College, Sierra Vista, Cochise County, Arizona. She is an operating room nurse in Plano/Richardson, Collin County, Texas area hospitals. They live in Richardson, Collin County, Texas in 2001.
Coe Douglas "Doug" Kroese and Frances Ballesteros had the following children: