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Frank P. Kraft

Aug 21, 2009

Frank P. Kraft, 76, formerly of North Dakota, died Thursday at Regent Care Center in Reno, Nev., of cancer.

Frank was born Sept. 9, 1932 to Alex and Rosina (Ripplinger) Kraft on a farm in Rolette Co. He married Theresa Neiss on June 15, 1954 in Balta. They farmed until 1970, when Frank joined the Carpenters Union. He worked and traveled the U.S. until retiring to Sparks, Nev., in 1999. Theresa died Mar. 1, 2006.

He is survived by daughters, Nancy Curran of Moorhead, Minn., Peggy Tani of California, Md., and Jeri Ellwein of Hazen; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, Walter, William, and Alex Jr.; sisters, Regina Bertsch, Martha Thingvold, and Rosie Dokken.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Peter; sisters, Marian Hackman, Julia Thompson and Frances Houim.

Services are pending in Reno, Nev.

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