Born on November 15th, 1930. Passed away August 18th, 2023.
Alvin passed away Friday at home surrounded by family. Born to Joseph and Christina Kraus in Pleasant Dale Nebraska. Al moved to Lincoln when he was 15, met his soulmate and began his long journey. He joined Lincoln Fire in 1953 and retired February 1, 1988, as captain after 35 years. He worked at Keo’s and Nebraska Game and Parks before finding his final job as a Red Coat at Lincoln Airport Authority. After over 17 years he retired on April 1, 2023.
Al is preceded in death by his wife Pat, daughter Marcia Bice, grandson Garson Kraus, and daughter in law Kathi Kraus. Survived by daughter Vicci Eddings, son Gary (Lisa) Kraus, Son-in-law Marvin Bice – grand children Sam Eddings, Chance Eddings, Cheyene Ralston (Bice), Cody Bice, Chelsea Swolensky (Kraus), Tasha Fifer, and Lucas Kendle and 11 great grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life will be held Monday August 28, 2023 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Lincoln Firefighters Reception Hall; 241 Victory Ln, Lincoln, NE 68528.
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