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Manhattan, IL 60442
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John "Duke" Kraai

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John "Duke" Kraai Obituary
Kraai, John B. "Duke" Age 66, of Watseka, formerly of Manhattan, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at Silver Cross Hospital, New Lenox. He is survived by his mother, Margaret Hicks of Watseka; his two daughters, KrisAnn Tolas of Nevada, and Katie (Chris) Coulter of Watseka; one son, John of Nevada; two grandsons, Jake Buell and Jared Tolas; one brother, William Kraai; and one sister, Marge (Bill) Roman of Wisconsin. Preceded in death by his wife, Pamela Kraai (2009) and his father, John. Duke was a proud union worker in the construction industry for many years. Served with the U.S. Navy Sea Bees in Vietnam. He was a family man above all, he loved to fish, had a big heart for all animals and never met a stranger. Funeral service for John "Duke" Kraai will be 10:00a.m., Monday, July 22, 2013 at Forsythe Funeral Home, Manhattan. Visitation will be Sunday from 2:00-6:00p.m. Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood. Forsythe Funeral Home 507 S. State St. (Rt. 52) Manhattan, IL 60442 (815) 478-3321 http://www.forsythefuneralhome.com/
Published in The Herald-News on July 19, 2013
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