Betty M. Krauss


    Betty M. Krauss of St. James, Missouri was born September 30, 1939 in St. Louis, Missouri to Charles August and Bess Sarah Ellen Moore Egbert and passed away Thursday, December 30, 2021 at the age of 82 years.


    She married Fred Krauss Jr. on January 21, 1956 in St. Clair County, Illinois.
    Betty loved keeping up with her grandchildrens activities and interests.
    She enjoyed caring for her animals. She spent many hours putting together puzzles and tending to her flowers.
    She volunteered in the food pantry at her church for many years. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Rolla, Missouri.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Krauss Jr. on January 27, 2015; her parents, Charles and Bess Egbert; and her brother, Norman Egbert.
    She is survived by her two sons, Randy Krauss of St. Louis, Missouri and Tracy Krauss of St. James, Missouri; three granddaughters, Dahnyalle, Sarah and Lyndsey; three grandsons, Jordan, Cooper and Brandon; great granddaughter, Sophie; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, January 3, 2022 at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.
    Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri with Pastor Eric Swyers officiating.
    Pallbearers were Butch Egbert, Tracy Krauss, Randy Krauss, Randy Bonham, Scott Egbert and Larry Bowen.
    Burial was in the St. James Cemetery.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.