April 23, 1932 - July 23, 2021
Dolores “Dolly” Gindt Kraus, 89, of Fond du Lac, passed away on Friday, July 23, 2021, at her residence. On April 23, 1932, she was born in the Town of Lomira, the daughter of Barney and Florence Lehman Gindt. Dolores graduated from St. Mary’s Springs and Marian College, in Fond du Lac. On May 28, 1960, she married Ernie Kraus at St. Mary’s Church in Lomira, WI. She taught elementary school in Fond du Lac County, Harrison School District for three years and later Lomira Community School, 3rd grade until 1974. After five years as a stay-at-home mom, she worked at Prange’s, Yonkers and retired from J.C. Penny in 2003. Dolly enjoyed traveling, visiting her son and his family, knitting, cross stitching and relaxing while watching the birds at the feeder from the front window. She is survived by her husband Ernie of 61 years, her son Myron and his wife Vanessa, two granddaughters: Everest and Golden, her brother John Gindt, and sister-in-law Kathleen Gindt, her nephews and nieces: Mark (Joannie) Gindt, Anthony (Joanne) Gindt, Brian (Sharon) Gindt, Lori (Butch) Hoelscher, and Brenda (Jim) O’Brien; great nieces: Melissa Gindt and Elizabeth (Lucas) Smith. Preceding her in death were her parents Barney and Florence Gindt, her in-laws: Hubert H. and Caroline Kraus, sister Mary Ellen Gindt, brothers: Norman Gindt and Rodney Gindt, her sisters-in-law: Ligia Gindt and Valeria Kraus. Special thank you to Agnesian Hospice Hope for the care given to Dolores and family. Per the wishes of Dolores, a private Mass of Christian Burial service was held on August 3, 2021, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and burial at St. Charles Cemetery has taken place.
Dolores “Dolly” Gindt Kraus, 89, of Fond du Lac, passed away on Friday, July 23, 2021, at her residence. On April 23, 1932, she was born in the Town of Lomira, the daughter of Barney and Florence Lehman Gindt. Dolores graduated... View Obituary & Service Information
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