Vickie L. Kraus

February 10, 1951 ‒ February 05, 2010

Delaware, Ohio

Vickie L. Kraus, age 58 of Delaware, passed away unexpectedly Friday morning February 5, 2010 at Grady Memorial Hospital.

She was born on February 10, 1951 in Columbus to the late James Frank and Mildred (Walker) Roberts. A resident of Delaware most of her life and a 1969 graduate of Delaware Hayes High School. Vickie was a homemaker and formerly had a daycare at her home. She was a member of the Highpoint Nazarene Church, the bible study at the church and a former member of the Kindling Singing Group.

Vickie loved her family and all children, running a daycare and raising many children. Camping, boating, traveling, shopping, motorcycle riding, and cruises were things that she enjoyed. Trips to Las Vegas, Pigeon Forge, Lake Cumberland and Dale Hollow were among her favorites.

Survived by her husband of 16 years: Howard Kraus and they were married April 3, 1993 in Marysville; sons: Rodney (Sue) Herriott of Delaware, Rick (Lori) Herriott of Delaware, Ben (Sharon) Herriott of Richwood; daughter: Emily (Robert) Ward of Delaware; step-sons: Steve (Maurine) Kraus of Bellefontaine, Craig (Bev) Kraus of Columbus; step-daughters: Cheryl Spriggs of Marysville, Carol (Doug) Porter of Delaware; 7 grandchildren, 7 step-grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren; brother: Jim (Toni) Roberts of Delaware; niece and nephew.

Friends may call Monday from 5-8 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 75 W. William Street (SR36), Delaware. Services will be held Tuesday 11 a.m. with Pastor Kevin Seymour officiating at the Highpoint Nazarene Church, 795 Pollock Road, Delaware, Ohio 43015. Interment will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to the family in care of the funeral home.

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