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Betty M. (Egbert) Krauss

September 30, 1939 ~ December 30, 2021 (age 82)


Betty M. Krauss of St. James passed away Thursday, December 30, 2021 at Phelps Health in Rolla, MO. She was 82 years of age.


Betty, the daughter of the late Charles August and Bess Sarah Ellen Moore Egbert, was born September 30, 1939 in St. Louis, MO. She was united in marriage to Fred Krauss, Jr. on January 21, 1956 in St. Clair County, Illinois.


She is survived by her two sons: Randy Krauss of St. Louis, MO and Tracy Krauss of St. James, MO; three granddaughters: Dahnyalle, Sarah and Lyndsey; three grandsons: Jordan, Cooper and Brandon and great granddaughter, Sophie.


She is preceded in death by her husband who entered into rest on January 27, 2015, her parents and her brother, Norman Egbert.


Betty was a loving mother and grandmother. Her grandchildren held a special place in her heart; she loved keeping up with their 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, MO.


Betty will lie in state 6-8 PM Monday, January 3, 2022 at Jones Funeral Home in St. James, MO.


Funeral services will be 2 PM Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at Jones Funeral Home in St. James, MO with Pastor Eric Swyers officiating. Pallbearers will be Butch Egbert, Tracy Krauss, Randy Krauss, Randy Bonham, Scott Egbert and Larry Bowen.  Burial will be in the St. James Cemetery.


Memorials may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church in Rolla, MO; cards are available at Jones Funeral Home.


All arrangements are under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, MO.


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January 3, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Jones Funeral Home
200 South Meramec
Saint James, MO 65559

Funeral Service
January 4, 2022

2:00 PM
Jones Funeral Home
200 South Meramec
Saint James, MO 65559

January 4, 2022

St James Cemetery


Immanuel Lutheran Church
Spring Ave. and W. 11th St., Rolla MO 65401

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