SEDGWICK – Kenneth E. Krauss, 79, farmer and stockman, died Monday, April 21, 2014 on the familyfarm.
He was born March 23, 1935 in Lakin Township to Jacob G. and Esther F. (Schwarz) Krauss.
He was a member of Halstead Baptist Church and was a graduate of Bentley High School.
On March 1, 1958 he married Jessie Y. Smith at Kansas City, Mo. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include son: Russell (Faith) Krauss, Sedgwick; daughters: Deanna (Dan) Woodard, Carstairs, Alberta, Canada;
Karen (Keith) Hainline, Oklahoma City, Okla.; brother Karl (Dorothy) Krauss, Halstead; sisters: Maxine Shirk, and Virginia Miller, Sedgwick; Faye (Frank) Rennolet, Wichita; Carolyn Krauss, Dewey, Okla.; Doris (Bill) Kolb, O’Fallon, Mo.; grandsons: Joseph, Jacob and Jonathon Woodard; Chad, Philip, Kenneth and Joshua Hainline; Jared and Jace Krauss; granddaughters: Melissa Hainline and Alyssa Krauss.
He was preceded in death by a brother, William Krauss.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. with the family present from 4-6 p.m. Sunday, April 27, 2014 at Kaufman Funeral Home, Halstead.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, April 28, 2014 at Halstead Baptist Church with Pastor Ed Blanchette officiating.
Burial will follow at Halstead Cemetery, Halstead.
Memorials may be given to Halstead Baptist Church in care of Kaufman Funeral Home, Halstead.