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John Kraus

John Alfred Kraus

Thursday, July 5th, 1956 - Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020
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John Alfred Kraus, 64, of Rockwood ON, passed away unexpectedly on September 22. He passed at St. Mary's hospital. John's love and passion for motor vehicles started at an early age tinkering with motorcycles and snowmobiles. As life went on, the size of vehicle got larger eventually turning into large machinery such as transport trucks and eventually school buses. John came across as grumpy and opinionated but was known to his friends and family to have a heart of gold. With his tan from head to toe and use of coconut oil as sunscreen, you could say he was crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. John spent every moment he could in the sun whether it was spending time on his boat, attending Nascar races, relaxing on the shore at Manitoulin Island in the summer, or visiting Cuba in the winter. John shared 44 years of love and life with his wife Vicki. He challenged his skilled hands and built her a house where they raised his proudest accomplishments in his name sake John and his baby girl Rebecca. John leaves behind his wife Vicki, his son John and his wife Jennifer, his daughter Rebecca and her partner Graham, and his grandchildren Josephine, Colby, Casey, and Link, as well as his fur baby Daisy. John's family would like to give a heartfelt appreciation to his friends, neighbors and coworkers at The Student Transportation of Canada Inc. who formed a tribute procession of buses giving expressions of sympathy to John's passing. www.grahamgiddyfh.com
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Justin & Crystal Spurgeon

Posted at 11:24am
John was one of kind, never to be forgotten. His heart was full of love for his family and friends. Our condolences to you and your family. Go #9!
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Colleen DeBoer

Posted at 12:08pm
Vicki, John and Rebecca and families,
We were so shocked and saddened to hear of John's passing. We hope you can find comfort in your memories of him. Such as sad time for your family. Our thoughts are with you.
Love, Brian & Colleen DeBoer
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karen dailous

Posted at 06:16pm
we will all miss you John...a kind and gentle man. RIP.
Karen Dailous
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Debbie

Posted at 02:43pm
So Sorry to hear. My sincere condolences to Vicki, Becky, Johnny and families. Many happy memories with this guy.
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