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Virginia M. Kraft

Died: Friday, October 05, 2012
Age: 95
Virginia M. Kraft, 95, Randall Township, died Friday morning, Oct. 5, 2012, at Aurora Memorial Hospital of Burlington. Funeral services at 11 a.m. Monday at Almond Methodist Church in Almond. Visitation from 10 a.m. until time of services at the church. Visitation also from 3 until 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Haase-Lockwood and Associates Funeral Homes in Twin Lakes. Interment at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Randhill Park Cemetery in Arlington Heights, Ill. Memorial remembrances may be made to Almond Methodist Church, 98 County Rd. J, Almond, WI, 54909.

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