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CARL H. KRAUS Obituary
ELK GROVE VILLAGE - Carl H. Kraus, 84, a Veteran of the Korean War, was born March 13, 1930, in Chicago, and passed away peacefully on July 11, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. Carl was raised in Jefferson Park and was the youngest of 8 children. He enlisted in the Air Force at age 17 and proudly served his country for 21 years retiring with the rank of Senior Master Sergeant. After retiring from the Air Force he moved his young family to Elk Grove Village and began a successful career with Reynolds Metals. Carl was an avid golfer and loved to travel the country with Joanne. He was a fixture at his grand kids numerous sporting and dancing events. He will be missed greatly by all who knew him. Carl was the beloved husband of Joanne; loving Father of Bob Kraus (husband of Leslie Frejd Kraus) and Diane Sanders (wife of Leslie Sanders) ; cherished Grandfather of Alexander, Aaron, Raymond and Hannah. Visitation is 3 to 8 p.m. Monday, July 14, at The Oaks Funeral Home, 1201 E. Irving Park Road, Itasca, IL 60143, 630-250-8588. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Wounded Warrior Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org appreciated.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from July 13 to July 14, 2014
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