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Robert Krauss 02/26/2019

Robert Krauss 02/26/2019

Robert “Bob” Gerald Krauss, age 69 of Star Prairie, WI passed away February 26th. Survived by his wife of 50 years, Carol (née Myers), sons Peter (Amy) and Mark (P.K.), mother Joan Fosmo, sisters Jean Kringle (Terry) and Bonnie, granddaughters Heidi and Alena, brother-in-law Andrew Myers (Diane), sister-in-law Audrey Garlie (Norman), and many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by father Gerald. Bob was born November 28th, 1949 in Red Wing, MN, and was raised in Ellsworth and Webster, WI. He attended technical school to become a machinist. Bob was a 36 year employee of Bosch/Doboy and an active union leader. He was an avid outdoorsman and seasoned in hunting, fishing and trapping. Bob’s cabin near Siren, WI was his favorite retreat. He loved his dogs and there was always one by his side. AA was an important part of Bob’s life and he considered those friends part of his family. A springtime celebration of life is planned.  Cremation Services provided by Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services.


  • Mary G. Posted February 27, 2019 8:49 pm

    so sorry—he will be missed by many

  • Gene Mireau Posted February 27, 2019 9:21 pm

    We want to send our deepest sympathy to Bob’s family. I had worked with Bob from 1979- 2007. We had a lot of good times.

  • Jay and Deanna Posted February 28, 2019 2:39 am

    Thinking of you with prayers. We are so sorry. Will call you soon.

  • Michelle Peterfesso Posted February 28, 2019 3:55 am

    So sorry for your loss. He will be missed.

  • Dan Quarberg Posted February 28, 2019 4:28 am

    Condolences to the family. May God wrap his loving arms around you and comfort you.

  • Echo Olson Posted February 28, 2019 1:32 pm

    I always enjoyed being around Bob such a kind hearted soul

  • gregory m Posted February 28, 2019 2:24 pm

    I will miss out conversations friend. My sympathy to the family.

  • Barb B Posted February 28, 2019 2:46 pm

    Sorry for your loss as he transitions into God’s hands. I will miss him very much. I sat in his chair last night and thought of him, he always had such good things to say.

  • Gary MacTavish Posted February 28, 2019 4:47 pm

    My condolences to Bob’s family for the loss of as fine a person as I have ever known. I will miss Bob and our wonderful conversations. Again, my deepest sympathy.

  • Brenda Germain Posted February 28, 2019 9:05 pm

    So sorry to hear this.. I sat in meetings with Bob.. RIP.

  • Annette Jones Posted March 4, 2019 10:23 pm

    I’m thinking of you in your time of sorrow. May your good memories bring you peace.

  • Keith Bevers Posted March 5, 2019 11:12 pm

    I’m Bob and I’m still a …. words from a sincere person that knew himself and unselfish with his kind manner. My sympathy to his entire family and to those who learned and cherished from him. God Bless you Bob.

    • Carol Krauss Posted March 9, 2019 12:47 pm

      I truly appreciate the kind words about Bob. It means a lot at this time.

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