Tribute: Richard Lynn Kraus

Richard Lynn Kraus, 72, passed away September 30

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MINERAL RIDGE, Ohio – Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 5 at the Lane Family Funeral Home, Austintown Chapel for Richard Lynn Kraus, 72, of Mineral Ridge, formerly of Youngstown, who passed away Friday, September 30, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center Main Campus.

Richard was born June 5, 1944 in Salem, the son of Richard Joseph and Dorothy (Ashman) Kraus.

He was a lifelong area resident and a Catholic by faith.

Richard was a loving son. He enjoyed being around people and loved talking to them and giving hugs. He was very thoughtful of everyone and always used please and thank you. Family time was very important to him. He also enjoyed talking on his CB and watching TV.

Richard leaves his mother Dorothy Kovacs of Austintown Township; two brothers, Scott (Halle) Kraus of Washington DC and Robert Kraus of Wellington, Florida; one sister, Robin (Jim) Tarr of Twinsburg; as well as several nieces and nephews and many friends.

Richard was preceded in death by his father and his grandparents.

Family and friends may call from 12 Noon – 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 5 at the Lane Family Funeral Home Austintown Chapel, where services will be held at 1:00 p.m.