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Larry Lee Kraus

December 12, 1937 — March 25, 2022

Shawnee, KS

Larry Kraus, 84, of Shawnee, KS, passed away on March 25, 2022.  He was born on December 12, 1937, in DeSoto, KS, to Lloyd and Helen Kraus.

Larry is preceded in death by his son, Michael Kraus.  He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Sharon Kraus; son, Jeff Kraus; daughter, Christy Lambeth; step-son, Jeff Ring; brother, Phillip Kraus.

He graduated from DeSoto HS in 1955 and then went on to serve in the US Navy from 1955-1958.  Larry loved doing woodworking/carving, yard work, spending time in Florida during retirement, and hunting/fishing in his earlier years.  He was a longtime member of the Masonic Lodge and Shriners.

A visitation will be held at First Baptist Church of Shawnee on Saturday, April 2, 2022 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. with a funeral service to immediately follow.  Burial at DeSoto Cemetery.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to: First Baptist Church of Shawnee 11400 Johnson Dr, Shawnee, KS 66203 OR Crossroads Hospice 11150 Thompson Ave. Lenexa, KS 66219

Donations:

Crossroads Hospice
11150 Thompson Ave., Lenexa KS 66219
Tel: 1-913-800-8625
Web: https://www.crossroadshospice.com/locations/kansas/kansas-city-ks/

First Baptist Church of Shawnee
11400 Johnson Dr, Shawnee KS 66203
Tel: 1-913-268-6500
Web: https://www.fbcshawnee.com/

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Visitation

Saturday, April 2, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

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First Baptist Church of Shawnee

11400 Johnson Drive
Shawnee, KS 66203

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Funeral Service

Saturday, April 2, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

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First Baptist Church of Shawnee

11400 Johnson Drive
Shawnee, KS 66203

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Graveside Service

Saturday, April 2, 2022

Starts at 12:30 pm (Central time)

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