MINNEAPOLIS - Katherine Kraus, 59, of Minneapolis and formerly of New Ulm, died Sunday, December 22, 2013 at the Maplewood Care Center in Maplewood.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, January 4, at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home, NORTH CHAPEL, in New Ulm. Burial will be in the New Ulm Catholic Cemetery.
Visitation will be 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home, NORTH CHAPEL, in New Ulm. To leave an online condolence for her family or to sign the guestbook go to: www.mvfh.org.
Katherine is survived by her parents, Donald "Donnie" and LaVonne Kraus of New Ulm; children, Tina and Charles; sister and brother-in-law, Sharon and David Ellingsberg of New Ulm; brothers and sisters-in-law, Gregg and Susan Kraus, Steven and Wendy Kraus, Pat Kraus and Barb Thormosan all of New Ulm; aunts; uncles; nieces; nephews; and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents.
Katherine Ann Kraus was born on May 9, 1954 in New Ulm to Donnie and LaVonne (Altmann) Kraus. She graduated from New Ulm Public High School. After graduation she moved to Minneapolis where she worked. In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to the donor's choice.