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Walter Kraft

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Walter William Kraft, beloved husband, father, friend and Opa, 74, of South Orleans, MA, died on Thursday, May 1. He was born to the late William Kraft and Elizabeth Novak, July 5, 1939, in New York, New York. Walter graduated from Brooklyn Technical High School, received his undergraduate degree from the City College of New York in Harlem and his MBA from Adelphi University in Long Island. He married Erika Kraft in 1965, and they lived together in the New York area, before settling in Cape Cod in 2002. Walter was an IT Auditor until he retired in 2002. He was passionate about his wife of 49 years, travel and his military service. He always put his family first. Walter is survived by his beloved wife, Erika, and his daughter Michele Martin and son-in-law, Brian Martin, of Wellesley, and his grandchildren, Ella and Andrew. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the AMVETS National Service Foundation at amvertsnsf.org or the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute at dana-farber.org. A funeral service was held at the Nickerson Funeral Home in Orleans, MA on May 7 followed by the burial at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne.

Published in The Wellesley Townsman from May 3 to May 10, 2014
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