Hermann and his nurses and staff for their wonderful care. Kraus, 82, of Dubuque, died Monday, July 2, 2018, at Finley Hospital, after a brief illness. Friday, July 6, at Resurrection Catholic Church, 4300 Asbury Rd., where friends may greet the family from 9 a.m. Teaching was his lifelong passion and he had the opportunity to teach many outstanding students during his career.
Kenny was dedicated to the Democratic Party for more than 40 years, and he volunteered for many Democratic candidates. Club of Galena, the American Legion, the Electrical Apparatus Service Association, Midwestern Chapter and Resurrection Catholic Church.
After retiring Kenny enjoyed being an active volunteer at many organizations for a number of years, including the Dubuque Museum of Art, Resurrection School Library, and Serra Club. He married Dorothy O'Leary Lochner, the love of his life, August 15, 1944 in Waycross, Georgia and they enjoyed 62 1/2 years together before Dorothy's passing in January 2007. Augustine, FL, a sister in law, Jean Mc Kay of Palm City, FL and many nieces and nephews.
His wife, children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren came first in his heart and he loved spending time with them and traveling with them. There will not be a visitation, but friends may greet the family following the service at the church. Mary's School and Columbia Academy and served in World War II, first with the Army's 94th division and later with the 9th United States Army Air Force Band in Paris, France. Though he was sometimes lost after losing Dorothy, he lived alone and managed all aspects of daily living on his own including driving until April this year. Lochner of Minneapolis, MN; daughter in law, Barbara Lochner; a step grandson, Jeff Rawson of Wellesley, MA; a step granddaughter, Sandra (Tony) Stork of Altoona, IA; two great granddaughters, Ayden O'Leary Lochner and Ava Marie Lochner; three great grandsons, Blake, Gavin and Logan Lochner; two brothers in law, Harrison F. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife and his son, Donald H.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Emmett A Mc Dermott on Sep. A memorial service will be held at 6 pm Friday at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church where visitation will be held Friday from 3 to pm.
Dorothy was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
She and Emmett were always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone in need.
Gilman was an excellent cook and won the Hawai'i State Chili Championship Cookoff. Gilman served his country in the US Army National Guard for 6 years and served 6 months active duty.
He was active in fundraising for organizations such as ‘Ahahui Koa Anuenue (Hawaii Athletics) and the Make-a-Wish Foundation.