George E. Kraft Sr. age 80 passed away peacefully November 26, 2010 at the Golden Living Center in Wisconsin Dells.
Services will be at Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam on Thursday December 2, 2010 at 12:00 Noon. Visitation will be from 11:00 AM to 12:00 Noon. Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery in the Town of Beaver Dam.
George was born on December 14, 1929 in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, the son of Joseph and Ella (Frohberg) Kraft. George served in the U.S. Air Force. On April 4, 1954, he married Patricia Klang, she precedeed him in death in June 1983. George was an avid hunter, fisherman and trap shooter and was well known for his joke telling.
George is survived by his children, Cindy(Bill) Heuer of Eau Claire, Arthur of Juneau, George Jr. of New Mexico, and Virginia Crandall (Ed Horton) of Portage; seven grandchildren, Michelle (Chris) Bartles, Mark Crandall, Jason (Angie) Heuer, Mindy Crandall, Arden, Thomas and Sammuel Horton; one sister, Ruth Kramp; two brother-in-laws, John Klang and Ed (Diana) Klang; eleven great grandchildren, Karlin and Keegin Neveln, Stephen, Brittany, and Breana Heuer, Alyssa, Katelyn and Kylie Bartles, Anna and Austin Vitale and Madilyn Behrendt; many nieces and nephews. Besides his wife, George was preceded in death by two sisters and five brothers.
The family wishes to thank the staff at the center for the care given to George.
The Murray Funeral Home, 131 E. Maple Avenue in Beaver Dam, is caring for the family. To leave condolences, for directions, or for other information, please visit our website at www.MurrayFH.com.
Thursday, December 2nd, 2010, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Thursday, December 2nd, 2010, 12:00pm
Oakwood Cemetery-Beaver Dam