Alice M Kraus - age: 87
(June 16, 1931 to February 20, 2019 )
Resident of Chicago, Illinois
Visitation Sunday, February 24th from 4-8:30 pm at
Benson Family Funeral Home
3224 W. Montrose Avenue
Chicago, IL 60618
Funeral Mass Monday, 10 am, gather at funeral home at 9 am for procession
Our Lady of Mercy Church
4432 N. Troy
Alice M. Kraus (Lynge), age 87, passed away on February 20th in Chicago. Daughter of the late Arthur and Loretta Lynge. Survived by her brother Warren, preceded in death by siblings Arthur, Elizabeth, Richard and June. Alice graduated from St. Josephinum High School in Chicago. She was married to Henry Kraus for many years prior to his passing in 1996.
Alice was a long time volunteer at DePaul College Prepatory High School, formally Gordon Technical High School and a tireless volunteer at Our Lady of Mercy Church as a Eucharist Minister and Lector. She received the Resurectionist award from Gordon Tech and the Christifidelis Award from the Chicago Archdiocese. Alice was also recognized as a Gold Star Mom; was a member of the American Legion where she served as President for a term.
Devoted mother of 5 children; James Brown(deceased) Dennis Kraus, deceased (Vanessa), Daniel Kraus, Donald Kraus (Cheryl) and Andrew Kraus (Linda). Loving grandmother and great grandmother. She was a lovely person and will be greatly missed by everyone who knew her.