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11/30/2017

Ken Kraft Passes; Founding Member of Electrocoat Association

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Kraft was a founding member on the board of directors of the Electrocoat Association and worked for George Koch Sons in Evansville, Indiana for 39 years in estimating, sales, and engineering.

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Ken Kraft, a founding member on the board of directors of the Electrocoat Association, passed Nov. 27. He worked for George Koch Sons in Evansville, Indiana for 39 years in estimating, sales, and engineering.

Kraft attended the University of Evansville and served in the U.S. Army in South Korea. He was a member of the Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer in Evansville, an active member of the Evansville Tri-State Tres Dias Community, and a lifelong 4-H member, where he served as a leader. He enjoyed gardening, being outdoors, traveling, and spending time with his family.

Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Mary Ann Klausmeier Kraft; children, Aaron Neal (Catherine) Kraft of Blue Springs, Missouri, Matthew F. Kraft of Louisville, Kentucky, and Emily (Jeremy) Kraft Lundgren of Centerville, Indiana; grandchildren, Jonathan, Jacqueline, Kayla, and Robert; siblings, Bob (Janice) Kraft, Bob (Phyllis) Driggs, Bob Hardesty, Pam (Bill) Helms, Bill (Anita) Kraft, Connie (Bob) Kinkle, Karen (David) Aldridge, Kathy (Jim) Preston, David (Debbie) Driggs, and Rick (Diane) Kraft; nieces; nephews; and many friends.

Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.

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