ELKHART -- Reinold F. "Ray" Kraus, 83, of Kollar St., died at
10:25 a.m. Saturday (May 31, 2008) at Elkhart General Hospital.
He was born Jan. 29, 1925, in Carol County, Iowa, to Frank and
Celia Kraus. He married Penny M. Svircousky on Aug. 30, 1975, in
She survives along with one sister, Ceola (Hartin) Woehl of Sac
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Celestine, Richard
and Walbert Kraus; and one sister, Glyceria Ellis.
No visitation or funeral will take place. Cremation will take
place according to his wishes. Billings Funeral Home, 812
Baldwin St., Elkhart, is handling arrangements.
Mr. Kraus was a dispatcher for Bemico Builders and National
Trailer Convoy, both of Elkhart. He was a U.S. Army paratrooper
in World War II, during which he received a bronze star.
Online condolences may be sent at
www.billingsfuneralhome.com.June 2, 2008
[Source: Elkhart (IN) Truth, June 2, 2008]