APPLETON

Dale Kraft Sr.

July 26, 1942 - Dec. 12, 2011

Dale Kraft Sr., age 69, of Appleton, passed away Monday, Dec. 12, 2011.

He was born July 26, 1942, in Oconomowoc, the son of the late Herbert and Gladys (Glamm) Kraft. Dale was employed at Hudson Gas Station and later at Don Benson Insulation. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Dale is survived by his children: Dale (Tricia) Kraft of Kaukauna, Nancy (Steve) Remmel of Menasha, Michael (Jenny) Van Deraa of Greenville and Kristina (Tom) Minten of New London; grandchildren: Christopher Koemer of Minnesota; Aaron Nauber of Menasha; Krystal, Jasmine and Gabriella Minten of New London; sisters: Janet Smith and Joan (Louie) Garbelman of Oconomowoc and Shirley Kraft of Waukesha; brother, John Kraft of Oconomowoc and special friend Elaine Kraft. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Dale was preceded in death by his brother-in-law Doug Smith.

The memorial service for Dale was held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15 at the Wichmann Funeral Home Tri-County Chapel in Menasha, with Chaplain Pat Knutson officiating. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established.

The family would like to thank Dale's good buddies Don, Peter and Frank for your friendship.

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