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Jim Kraft

August 14, 1953 - September 3, 2023
Kalamazoo, MI


Life Story / Obituary


James Kraft of Kalamazoo, age 70, died on September 3, 2023. Jim was born August 14, 1953 to Raymond and Janet (Smith) Kraft. He is survived by his husband, Steven Graff, and his siblings: Florence Graff, Leonard Graff, Tony Graff, and Jackie Graff. He and Steven built a home on Pine Lake and enjoyed spending as much time on the water as they could. Together, they experienced all the world had to offer including places such as India, Prague, and Italy. They walked the Great Wall of China. They explored the Great Pyramids in Cairo. Jim was the most loving and caring man. His strong will and joyful outlook earned him many friends. Jim became Vice President of Pro Med Delivery. It was important to him to make time for others, especially his employees who he treated as close as family. Visit Jim’s webpage at BetzlerLIfeStory.com to archive favorite memories, photos, and sign his guestbook. Betzler Life Story Funeral Homes, 6080 Stadium Drive, Kalamazoo. (269) 375-2900.