OVERLAND -- Russell D. Krauss, 73, formerly of Bertrand, died July 24, 2008, at DePaul Health Center in Bridgeton.
Born July 28, 1934, in Bertrand, son of the late Will Helm "Bill" and Margaret Murphy Krauss, he was a retired welder/maintenance man for Cupples Manufacturing. He was a member of Overland Moose Lodge No. 1948, L.O.O.M.
His wife, Deloris A. Puckett Krauss, survives of Overland.
Other survivors include: two sons, Aaron Krauss of Ballwin and Randy Krauss of St. Charles County; one daughter, Cheryl Krauss Maxey of St. Charles; two stepsons, B. David Hilitibidal Jr. of Overland and Phillip A. Hilitibidal of St. Petersburg, Fla.; two brothers, Bill Krauss of Farmington and Paul Krauss of Walton, Ind.; two sisters, Mary Kuykendall of Florissant and Yvonne Marbry of Wyatt; and seven grandchildren, several step-grandchildren and one great-step-grandchild.
One stepdaughter, Cheryl L. Hilitibidal, and one sister, Sue Figley, also preceded him in death.
Visitation is from 5 to 9 p.m. today at Baumann Colonial Chapel in Overland where services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday.
Burial will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery at Lemay.