Passed away on June 8, 2018 at the age of 88, after a long bout of cancer. Survived by spouse Chrisa; 4 children, Mary Kraus, Kevin Kraus (fiancé Chris Geror), Theresa (Jim) Klein and Robert (Cathy) Kraus; 7 grandchildren, Katie (Ryan) Loveeachother, Nickie Kraus (Patrick Nelson), Vinnie Kraus (Zoe Ollendick), Jessica (Nicole) Jones, Sam Kraus, McKenna & Madison Klein; 2 great grandchildren Aidan & EllieRoo and nephew Russell Kraus and Chrisa’s son Jason (Jaime)Miller and sons Ryan, Riley and Randyn. Harold was born in Carrington, ND in 1929, moved to South St. Paul in 1960, was transferred many times to various Midwest cities over the years as salesman for a dairy company and ultimately retired to Nisswa MN in 1990 where he became a 4 term Mayor of the city he loved and was named Citizen of the Year in 2000. He was loved and admired and will be missed terribly.
Visitation 10:00 am to 12:00 pm Thursday June 14th at the St Christopher Catholic Church 25574 Church St Nisswa MN followed by Mass at Noon. Interment will be immediately after at Greenwood Cemetery in Nisswa with a luncheon back at St. Christopher’s Church.