Walter H. Kraft, age 82, of West Amana, died Friday morning, April 11, 2014 at his home. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM Monday, April 14, 2014 at Kloster Funeral Home in Marengo. Rev. Travis Borkosky will officiate. A memorial fund has been established.
He is survived by his wife Erika of West Amana; two sons Tom and Rudy Kraft both of West Amana; a daughter Heidy Edwards (Ted) of Amana; a grandchild Sandy Sutherby (Dan) of Walford; and a brother Werner Kraft of Heilbrohn, Germany. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister-in-law Elizabeth Kraft.
Walter Horst Kraft was born in Weiler, Germany on January 17, 1932, the son of Christopher Kraft and Louise Miller Kraft. He received his education in Germany and then attended trade school. He and Erika Lieber were united in marriage on September 1, 1955 in Toronto, Canada. Walter was a beautiful furniture builder, and also a contractor for many years.
Walter especially enjoyed photography and traveling to different countries.