He was co-owner with the late Ivan M. Jones Jr. of the Dan Kraus Designs, Inc., in Los Angeles, Calif. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Daniel and Dorothea (DeHaven) Kraus; and his companion, Ivan M. Jones Jr.
Funeral services were held Sunday, April 22, at Hornbeak Funeral Chapel in Fulton. Interment followed in the Greenlea Cemetery.