December 4, 1941 — August 4, 2022 (age 80)
Judith Ann Simanek Kraus passed away on August 4, 2022, at her home in Deweyville, Utah.
She was born to Bennie Simanek and Mary Lucille Kirkham in Kuna, Idaho on December 4, 1941. Judy attended schools in Kuna, Idaho until the 9th grade. She married Marion Dale Hunter and they later divorced. Judy married Ray E. Kraus on September 2, 1966, and they were later sealed in the Ogden LDS Temple. Ray passed away on February 2, 2009.
She enjoyed doing genealogy for her ancestors and appreciated all the help that she received from her friends and family. Special thanks are also extended for the many friends and neighbors who have helped her. She is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Judy served in many church callings and is known for her long-time service as Riverview Ward Historian. Judy enjoyed doing embroidery, raising flowers and vegetable gardening.
She is survived by three sons: Thomas (Louise) Kraus, Arnold (Crystal) Kraus, and Lee Shauna) Kraus, fifteen grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren, stepson, Rick Kraus and stepdaughter, Tina Kraus.
She is preceded in death by her son Bennie Lee Kraus.
Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at 10 A.M. at the Deweyville Cemetery with a visitation held from 9:30-10:00 A.M. prior to the service at the cemetery.
Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at Rogers and Taylor Funeral Home.