Chester J. 'Jack' Krafft

September 27th, 1935 to July 23rd, 2006
Chester J. "Jack" Krafft, 70, died Sunday July 23, 2006 in St. Johns - Macomb Hospital after a short illness. He was born September 27, 1935 in Port Huron. He married Beverly J. Essenmacher on February 4, 1956 in St. Edward Church, Lakeport. Jack worked for Chrysler Corporation for 25 years. He enjoyed deer hunting and camping. He is survived by his wife, Beverly J. Krafft of Warren; son, Stephen (Kathleen) Krafft of Royal Oak; daughters, Sharon Miller of Port Huron, Marion Krafft of Port Huron and Martha (Mike) Spain of Fraser; sons John (Patricia) Krafft of Warren and Dewey (Susan) Miller of Warren; daughter, Jacklyn (Michael) Rocca of Roseville; 12 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; sisters, Patricia (Robert) Johnston and Marjorie Neumann, both of Ft. Gratiot, Carolyn Krafft of Naples FL and Sr. Mary Elizabeth Krafft of Garrison, NY; brother, Gerald E. (Evelyn) Krafft of Port Huron. He was preceded in death by his brothers, George, William, Leo, Robert and Joseph; sisters, Jane Phillips and Veronica Willing. Funeral mass will be 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Edwards Church, Lakeport. The Rev. Joseph M. Esper will officiate. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery. Pallbearers will be George Krafft, Jr, Tom and Mike Krafft, William Neumann, Robert and Doug Krafft. Visiting hours are 7-9 p.m. Tuesday and 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home, 1720 Elk St. at Pine Grove Avenue, Port Huron. Visiting will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the service time Thursday at church. Memorials may be made to the Rainbow Connection.

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