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Dennis Kras

October 25, 1951 ~ November 17, 2020 (age 69)

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Dennis Kras, age 69, of Hammond IN,  passed away Tuesday, November 17, 2020. He is survived by his wife Betty Bridges-Kras, Son Adam (Megan) Kras, daughter Monica (Ken) Smith, step-daughter Julie (Steve) Click. Grand children Desaray, Natalee, Karlei, Kenzei, Xander, Austin, Ava.  Sisters Sharon (Tom) Strbjak, Linda Raczak.  Brother in law Mike (Vicki) Winarski. As well as many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents Albert and Margaret Kras and wife Karen Kras. 

Dennis was a retired steel worker having over 44 years of service at ArcelorMittal in East Chicago, IN.  After graduating from East Chicago Roosevelt Dennis entered the Air Force.  He spent his service years stationed in Las Vegas. He loved watching the Chicago White Sox & Blackhawks and wouldn’t miss a chance to poke at Cub’s fans when he had the opportunity.  Anyone that knew Dennis knew he loved going on cruises, vacationing in Vegas and all things Christmas. You could catch him listening to Christmas music year round. 

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Disabled American Veterans.

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November 22, 2020

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Hillside Funeral Home & Cremation Center
8941 Kleinman Rd.
Highland, IN 46322

Funeral Mass
November 23, 2020

10:00 AM
Our Lady of Perpetual Help
7132 Arizona Ave.
Hammond, IN 46323

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