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Karl Dwayne Kraushaar

Karl “Dwayne”Kraushaar, 69 of Streator passed away Tuesday evening (Jan. 14th) at Heritage Health Care in Streator.
A visitation will be held Saturday from 9-11AM at the Winterrowd Funeral Home.  
Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11AM at the funeral home.
Burial will be in the Cumberland Cemetery rural Wenona.  Serving as pallbearers will be cousins.
Dwayne was born on September 15, 1944 in Streator to John and Phyllis (Mann) Kraushaar.  
Surviving are brother, Terry (Carol) Kraushaar of Phoenix, AZ, sister, Darla Schmitt of Streator, niece,  Kalia Kraushaar of Phoenix, AZ and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Dwayne was preceded in death by his parents.
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Streator.  
Dwayne graduated from Streator High School in 1962 and enlisted in the U.S. Marines in November of 1962 and was in Combat Intelligence.  He served in Vietnam in the Counter Guerrilla Warfare where he was medically discharged in 1966.  He returned home to live the remainder of his life with his family.  He loved God, his country, his family and the Cubs.  Dwayne was a member of the Streator American Legion, VFW and the Disabled Veterans.    
Memorials may be directed to the Wounded Warriors, Make A Wish Foundation, or to The Donor’s Choice.  

Winterrowd Funeral Home
305 S. Park St.
Streator, IL  61364

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Darla and Terry, my sincere sympathy to you at the loss of our dear Dwayne.  He will be missed by everyone.  He was so blessed to have a sister and brother that cared for him 110%.  It will not be the same without him, I will miss him too.

Carolyn Jan 22 2014 12:00 AM

Terry and Darla:

We are so sorry to hear about your loss.  Dwayne was a very special person and will be missed dearly.

Randy, Judy, Randi Lynn, and Beth Adams Jan 16 2014 12:00 AM

My condolences to Terry and Darla in the loss of such a precious brother.  He will be greatly missed and we will never forget his teasing us about being Cardinal fans. He is probably playing baseball right now with some of the greatest Cub ball players that ever was. R.I.P. Dwayne.

Jane McFadden Jan 16 2014 12:00 AM