Patrick Kraft

Kraft, Patrick

Patrick J. Kraft, 74 of Wisconsin Rapids passed away December 4, 2012 peacefully with his 5 loving daughters at his side.

Patrick retired as a pipe fitter welder from Local Union 434. Patrick loved his daughters. Some of his hobbies included small projects, puttering in the garden and attending to his roses. He also enjoyed baking, especially his special German apple pie. Patrick always had a great sense of humor with a mischievous streak.

Patrick is survived by his brother Wallace (Helen) Kraft, five daughters Denise (Mike) Jones,

Julia Atkinson, Jacqueline Koehler, Kathleen McClure, and Georgia (Doug) Bowden; 10 grandchildren, two nieces Pam (Merle) Burkle and Nicole Kraft, and a nephew Mike Kraft.

Patrick is preceded by his parents Sebastian and Mary, his son Lawrence Patrick, and one grandson Brent J. Atkinson.

A private service was held with immediate family. Condolences can be mailed to the Kraft family at 2511 8th Street So #161, Wisconsin Rapids 54494. Mid-Wisconsin Cremation Society is assisting the family. Online condolences can be expressed at

He will be missed by those who loved him.


Published in Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune on Dec. 7, 2012