Mildred Trushell Hartman Kraus
age 86, of Bedford, Texas died Thursday, March 28, 2013 after a lengthy illness of nine years. Born Jan. 16, 1927 in Dennison, Ohio, she was the oldest of ten children of the late Daniel Martin Trushell and Anna Rosalie Grace Trushell. She was a 1944 graduate of Scio High School, Scio, Ohio.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Kraus, and her daughter's father, Bernard Hartman. Surviving are a daughter; Nancy (Bill) Kraus of Bedford, Texas; three grandchildren Mike Kraus of Cleveland, Ohio, Mark Kraus of Euless, Texas, and Holly Kraus of Bedford, Texas; three great- grandchildren, Nichole and Alexandra of Cleveland, Ohio and Brittyn of Bedford, Texas; seven sisters Marie Case of Haines City, Fla., Sara (George) Case of New Philadelphia, Mary Ann Riggs of Freeport, Elsie Chambers of Strasburg, Thelma DeWire of Navarre, Sylvia (Harry) Albright of Conotton, and Freeda (Kenneth) Shultz of Canton; two brothers: Dan (Hazel) Trushell of Bowerston and Paul (Martha) Trushell of Scio; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family respected Mildred's request to have her body cremated with no viewing or services.
Published in The Times Reporter on Mar. 31, 2013