James Kraus

Sept. 20, 1955 Ė Dec. 3, 2010

James Kraus, 55, of Wales, passed away Friday, Dec. 3, 2010.

Jim was the current owner of J K Green Keeper of Waukesha and owned Quick Service in Genesee. He loved hunting, fishing, golf, racing and all sports. He enjoyed traveling and life. Jim will be deeply missed by his loving family, whom he was very close and dedicated to.

Jim is survived by his loving wife, Lynette; loving children, Chillon "Kyle" James Kraus and Kelsey Jo Kraus; brothers and sisters, Norman, Ronald, Sandra, Joyce, Mark, Jerome and Shella; sister-in-law, Farene (Calvin) Rose; mother-in-law, Iva Shawler; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Jim was preceded in death by parents, Paul and Marion Kraus.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Wednesday, Dec. 8, at Pagenkopf Funeral Home, 1165 E. Summit Ave. (HIghway 67), Oconomowoc. Burial will be in Lenox, Iowa, at a later date.

Memorials are suggested to the family for a future donation in Jimís name.

Pagenkopf Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4457 or visit