John Edward Kraft, resident of Jeddo, Michigan, died peacefully on October 9, 2019 surrounded by the love of his family. He was 85 years of age.
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John was born in Detroit, Michigan, on January 10, 1934, son of the late Oscar and Mercedes (Hill) Kraft. He served our country honorably in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Shortly after his service, he was united in marriage to his beloved wife, Debbie Beaudrie, in April of 1958. The couple was blessed with three beautiful children of whom he loved and cherished. John made a career at Intel Corporation as a computer salesman. He was a member of the Worth Township Trustee and Planning Commission. John also was a member of the American Legion chapter 97 of Croswell, Michigan. He was an avid reader who enjoyed politics and finances. He also enjoyed hunting. Above all, he loved family and looked forward to their family gatherings. John will be deeply missed and his light will continue to glow in our hearts forever.
John is the loving husband of the late Susan; dearest father of Kurt (Dawn) Kraft and the late Eric John Kraft and Michelle Kay (Eric) Goltz; cherished grandfather of Jon- Paul, Kyle (Ashley) and Kelsey; dear great grandfather of Kayla Marie; dearest brother of James (the late Rosalyn), Lucille (the late Harold) Dwyer, Arthur (the late Arlene), Carol (the late John) Perini, David, Thomas (Emily), Martin (Lori), Mary Jo (Arthur) Brooks, Elizabeth (Robert) Horn, Patricia (Ed) Keller, the late Ralph (Joyce) and Daniel, and uncle to many wonderful nieces and nephews.
Celebration of Life for John will be held on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at Infinity Hall and Sidebar, 16650 E. 14 Mile Road, Fraser. The open house will open from 12Noon to 5Pm with a service at 1PM. Lunch will be provided. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be addressed to the Disabled American Veterans in John's honor will be appreciated.
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