John R. Kraus, 66

John R. Kraus, age 66, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013. He was born into the loving arms of Alfred and Ruth (nee Clausing) on Nov. 2, 1946 in Port Washington.

John is survived by his adoring son Matthew (Nancy) Kraus of West Bend; cherished grandchildren, Cameron and Kaleigh Kraus; and brother-in-law, Allyn Ashmore. He is further survived by cousins, other relatives and many dear friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents and wife, Nancy (nee Ashmore).

A service in honor of John will be held on Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, at 6 p.m. at the Phillip Funeral Home (1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend, WI 53095) with Pastor Robert Boerner officiating. Friends and family may visit from 4 p.m. until the time of service at 6 p.m. Interment will take place at Washington County Memorial Park on Saturday at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Kathy Hospice (3200 Pleasant Valley Road, West Bend, WI 53095).

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family. (262) 338-2050/