The Rev. Dr. Thomas D. Kraus died on November 12, 2016. Born March 6, 1933, he was the son of David C. Kraus and Edna M. (Koglin) Kraus. Educated at Trinity Lutheran School, Sheboygan, WI, Concordia College, Milwaukee, WI and Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO., Dr. Kraus was ordained in 1960 and served as a missionary and pastor of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod for 42 years.
Dr. Kraus is survived by his wife, Gail E. (Fischer) and five children: Christine, Ann (Thomas), Katherine, Karin (W. Chris), and Paul and nine grandchildren: Matthew, Michael, Nicholas, Andrew, David, Sarah, Laura, Hannah and Rachael.
A graveside service was held at St. John’s Cemetery, Hampden Township.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Thomas D. and Gail E. Kraus Endowment Fund of Concordia Seminary, 801 Seminary Place, St. Louis, MO.63105.