246. Jeffrey Heinz Kroese was born on 10 August 1960 at Westover Air Force Base, in Chicopee Falls, Hampden County , Massachusetts. He graduated from Punahou High School in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii and received an ROTC Scholarship. He chose to attend the University of Southern California and graduated with a degree in Chemical Engineering and a Commission in the United States Air Force. While serving at the US Air Force Electronic Systems Center at Hanscom Air Force Base in Bedford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts he completed a Masters Degree program in Engineering Management from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Hampshire County, Massachusetts and a second Masters Degree program in Electrical Engineering at Boston University with a research project in "Superconductivity". He completed his commitment to the US Air Force and is working as an Engineering Consultant with the firm of Booz, Allen.
Jeffrey Heinz Kroese and Carolyn Scheyder were married on 18 February 1989 in Bedford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. They met while Jeff was stationed at Hanscom Air Force Base in Massachusetts. Carolyn Scheyder, daughter of Ernest Scheyder and Ruth Scheyder*, was born on 15 July 1960 in Boston, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. She has a B.S. degree in Physical Education. She works part time as a Gymnastics coach and full time as a mother of three very active girls. They live in Plano, Dallas County, Texas in 2001.
Jeffrey Heinz Kroese and Carolyn Scheyder had the following children: