Edward Bridges Kraft, 81, of Sykesville, died Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at Carroll Hospice's Dove House in Westminster.
Born Aug. 4, 1932, in Myersville, he was the son of the late Rev. Henry C. Kraft and Helen Miller Kraft. He was the husband of Janet Hocheder Kraft, his wife of 54 years.
He was a veteran of the Air Force, having served in Korea. He was a field engineer with National Cash Register for many years.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are daughters Cheryl Kraft Jackowski and husband Charles "Chuck" Jackowski Jr., of Sykesville, and Denise Kraft Casey and husband Alan Michael Casey Jr., of Franklinville, N.J.; brother Paul Luther Kraft and wife Nancy, of Arbutus; sister-in-law Dorothy Kraft, of Bel Air; grandchildren Ashley M., Kaitlin N. and Nicholas C. Jackowski, and Jordan M. and Sydney E. Casey; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by a brother, Henry C. Kraft Jr.; a sister, Marian Whitaker; and a brother-in-law, Mike Whitaker.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday at Haight Funeral Home & Chapel, 6416 Sykesville Road, Sykesville, where the Palestine Lodge No. 189 will hold a Masonic memorial service at 7:30 p.m Friday.
A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 833 Deer Park Road, Westminster. Interment will be in Lake View Memorial Park in Sykesville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Carroll Hospice's Dove House, 292 Stoner Ave., Westminster, MD 21157; or to the Boumi Shriners Transportation Fund, 5050 King Ave., Baltimore, MD 21237.
Online condolences may be offered at www.haightfuneralhome.com
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