Kraft, L. Kenneth


L. KENNETH "KEN" KRAFT, 91, of Lafayette, retired Elder of the Indiana Conference, died Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011, at Creasy Springs Nursing Home. No services were held. During his ministry, he served as pastor at Hamilton in Ohio, South Whitley, Silver Lake, Gary Centennial and Lafayette Grace. Upon retirement, he established the chaplaincy program at Wabash Valley Hospital, where he served for 17 years. He was pastor at Earl Park Presbyterian Church for eight years. He developed and directed the summer outdoor camping program for Conference and was director of higher education and campus ministry. Survivors include: his wife, Virginia McDoniels Cable Kraft; two sons, Timothy E. Kraft (Jackie) of West Lafayette and Randall L. Kraft (Debra) of Lafayette; and a stepson, Randall R. Cable (Carol) of Colorado; nine grandchildren; two great-grandsons. Memorials gifts may be made to St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 4703 N. 50 West, West Lafayette, IN 47906 or Earl Park Presbyterian Church, 306 6th St., Earl Park, IN 47942 or the charity of your choice. Condolences can be sent to Virginia Kraft, 1842 Weeping Willow Court N, Lafayette, IN 47905.

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