Ronald Walter Kraus

Ronald Walter Kraus, age 80, died on April 10, 2011. He was born in Chicago, Ill., on April 5, 1931.

He is survived by one sister, Marlene Kraus Seipel; one brother, Arthur Kraus; wife, Brenda Kraus; and step daughter Carey; daughters, Gail A. (Greg) Gyger, Kathy J. (Fred) Smith, Debra C. (Jerry) Welchel ; son, Ronald W. (Debbie) Bewley; and mother of surviving children, Kay Miller Kraus. He had 11 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren and 1 great-great granddaughter.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Violet Rutzen Kraus Lenzen of Chicago, Ill.; father, Raymond W. Kraus of Fla.; brother in law, Rex Seipel of Anderson Ind.

At this time there will be no services.

Contributions may be made to the Anderson Humane Society.