Jolene Kraft, daughter of Elvin G. Gaines of Dexter and the late Betty Jo Webb Gaines, was born on Feb. 21, 1945, at Pontiac, Mich., and died in Clarkston, Mich., on Oct. 24, 2004, at the age of 59.
Mrs. Kraft was an operator with Michigan Bell and a resident of Clarkston, Mich.
She was united in marriage to Eugene Kraft, and he survives of the home in Clarkston, Mich.
Besides her husband and father, survivors include three sons, Scott Boroff of Alameda, Calif., Jeff Kraft and Brian Kraft, both of Clarkston, Mich.; one daughter, Laura Cooper of Dexter; one brother, Larry Gaines of Dexter; one sister, Dana McClure of Dexter; and two grandchildren.
The funeral service and cremation was held at Riverside Chapel/Simpson-Modetz Funeral Home in Waterford, Mich. After two years, her family and friends are asking to move her cremains to Dexter. So, on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2006, at 3 p.m., the family and friends of Jolene Kraft will put her ashes to rest at the Armstead Dowdy Cemetery near Dexter with pastor, Rev. Louis Lowe officiating. Following the graveside memorial service, a meal will be served at the home of Laura Cooper, 7 Adams Drive, Dexter.
Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Dexter is in charge of local arrangements.