Green Bay- Scott M. Kraus, 57 went home to heaven unexpectedly, Tuesday August 31, 2021. Scott was born September 2, 1963 in Green Bay to Milan “Mike” Kraus and Kathryn “Kay” (Dimmer) Kraus.
Scott graduated from Preble High School, class of 1982. He was employed by Sure-Way while attending high school. He later worked for Prange-Way for several years. Until his death he worked 30 years with the City of Green Bay Park and Recreation Department. He formed many fond friendships over the years.
Scott was an avid sports enthusiast. He enjoyed a variety of sports, especially the Boston Bruins, Preble Hornets baseball, Green Bay Packers, Milwaukee Brewers, Green Bay Gamblers and Green Bay Blizzard. He was dedicated to keeping a scorebook of each and every game he attended. Oftentimes he would post on Facebook the scores, and some humorous commentary, especially if his Bruins were having a winning streak.
He took great passion in coaching Babe Ruth, Preble High School Baseball, The Shockers Legion ball. Scott enjoyed making lasting relationships with many other coaches, players and spectators over his storied coaching career.
Scott will be sadly missed by his father, Milan (Mike); sisters, Sherry (Michael) Bailey, Stacy (Randy) DeGrave; nieces, Malerie and Karlie DeGrave; nephew, John Bailey; aunts, uncle, and cousins. Special friend, Bonnie Englebert who was Scott’s “second string” Mom, after his own; along with numerous other friends and relatives.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Kathryn (Kay); grandparents, Frank and Marian Dimmer, and Milan and Marge Kraus; aunt and uncle Don and Joan Ziese; aunt, Gloria Smith and uncle, LeRoy LaViolette.
Visitation for Scott will be held at Proko-Wall Funeral Home 1630 E. Mason St., on Thursday, September 9, 2021, from 4:00 p.m. until the time of Funeral Service at 7:00 p.m. with Sr. Helen Keyzer officiating. Scott will be buried at Nicolet Memorial Gardens. Online condolences may be expressed at www.prokowall.com.
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