Henry G. Kraus passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at the age of 96. He was the beloved husband of 56 years to the late Ethel Forsyth Kraus. Loving father of Charles B. Kraus (Georgia), Patricia K. Landry (Roy), and Linda K. LeBlanc (Gerard). Grandfather of Troy Brannan (Mae), Todd Brannan, Asheley Brechtel (Brad), Adam Kraus (Katherine), Collin LeBlanc, and Evan LeBlanc. Great-grandfather to Jessica Brannan, Reece Brechtel, Noah Kraus, Sarah Brechtel, Bryce Brechtel, Aaron Kraus, and Bailey Brechtel. Son of the late Charles And Ethel Kraus. Brother of Ethel Mae Adams, the late Irma Lacoste, the late Leonita Lacoste, the late Madline Forsyth, and the late Izetta Grady.
Henry was a longtime resident of Reserve, LA. He served his country with the U.S. Army in World War II. He was a member of V.F.W. Post 5852 in Gramercy, LA. Henry was a member of the Sheet Metal Workers Union No. 214 for over 60 years.
The family would like to give special thanks to the doctors, nurses, and staff at VA Hospice for their exceptional care of Henry.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Services at Garden of Memories Funeral Home & Cemetery, 4900 Airline Drive Metairie, LA 70001 on Tuesday, October 29, 2019. Visitation will be held from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm with a service starting at 2:00 pm followed by burial with military honors.