Jean C. Kraft
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A celebration of life will be Saturday for Jean C. Kraft, 71, a Tracy resident since 2003, who died March 6 at her home after battling cancer.

Mrs. Kraft was born May 20, 1942, in San Mateo and lived there most of her life. A homemaker, she also worked 12 years as an administrative assistant at a San Carlos insurance agency.

In 2003, she and her husband retired to Tracy, where she was a member of Southwinds Church and treasurer of the Tracy Clutch Burners classic car club.

Survivors include three daughters, Edris “Edie” Wilde, and her husband, Don, of Colorado Springs, Colo., Cynthia Haskell, and her husband, Jim, of Tracy and Janice Broock, and her partner, Sue, of Sunnyvale; April McNiel of San Mateo, who was like a daughter to her; five grandchildren; and six nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Raymond “Ray” Kraft; parents, Jack and Edris Fasshauer; and brother, Charlie Fasshauer.

The celebration of Mrs. Kraft’s life will begin at 3 p.m. Saturday at Southwinds Church, 13400 Middle Road. Graveside services were conducted Thursday in Skylawn Memorial Park, Highway 92 at Skyline Boulevard, in San Mateo, and visitation was observed Wednesday at Hotchkiss Mortuary, 5 W. Highland Ave.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to Southwinds Church, 13400 Middle Road, Tracy, CA 95304; or to Tracy Interfaith Ministries, 311 W. Grant Line Road, Tracy, CA 95376.

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