Jennifer Lynn Kraus (nee Schmaltz) 40 of Hillsboro Missouri,
passed away on August 28, 2021, in St. Louis County Missouri.
Born April 1, 1981, at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois.
She was raised in Florida and graduated from Lake Brantley
High School in Florida in 1999. Later She attended cosmetology
School. Married David J Kraus on Nov 4, 2000, in St. Genevieve
Missouri. Moved to the Hillsboro area in 2011. She loved to craft,
shop, and talk on the phone. She looked forward to Black Friday
shopping every year with her family, so much so they had matching
hoodies for the occasion. She never met a stranger. Most important
to her were her family and friends. She gave freely of her time to
Hillsboro R-3 Schools and never missed any of the kid's sports or
other school activities.
Husband- David J. Kraus of Hillsboro Missouri.
Daughters- Sydney and Bri Kraus of Hillsboro Missouri.
Sons- Jaden and Sean Kraus of Hillsboro Missouri.
Mother- Donna E. (Chris) Haarer of Fort Pierce Florida.
Father- Kenneth E. (Christine) Schmaltz of Illinois.
Grandmother- Rose M. Fulcher of Fort Pierce Florida.
Grandmother- Carolyn S. Schmaltz of Washington Missouri.
Sister-Ashley Lewis (nee Schmaltz) of Fort Pierce, Florida
Sister- Deanna Vaughn of Bradenton, Florida
Sister-Kathleen Hahn of Cedar Hill, Missouri
Sister- Lisa Simpson of Cedar Hill, Missouri
Our Beloved Niece, Cousin, and Friend to all she met.
Preceded in death by:
Grandfathers Kevin Reid and Kenneth E. Schmaltz.
Visitation: Thursday, September 2, 2021, from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm
At Robert D. Brown Funeral Home, 103 fourth Street
Hillsboro Mo. 63050.
Funeral: Follows the visitation at 7:00 pm. In the funeral home chapel.
Memorials to: Go Fund Me page in her memory on Facebook.