George Franklin Kraft was born July 21, 1943 in Pitcher, Oklahoma to George Eugene Kraft and Iris Elizabeth (Funke) Kraft, who later married Daniel Issac Burns. George married the love of his life, Wanda S. Foster August 6, 1979 and to this union came Robert A. Kraft, Debbie Shipma (jerry), L. Michael Davis (Peggy) and Valarie Thaxton.
He had six loving brothers and sisters. Charles Kraft (Judy), Johnny Kraft (Pam), Danny Burns (Sherry), the late William Burns (Linda), David Burns (Linda), Rebecca Burns-Hogue (Jim); thirteen grandchildren, Vickie Misuraco (Mike), Victor Ellis, Shawn Ellis (Becky), Amy Jones, Stacey Wadlow, Tina Cipoth, Brandon Wadlow (Jason), Amy Davis, Nicole, Mary, Kira, and Mia; ten great grandchildren, Darian, Angel, Michael Jr., Autumn, Raylin, Annabelle, Abigail, Christopher, Jake and Shania along with numerous nieces and nephews who loved Uncle George dearly.
George was a mechanic all of his life. He was self employed most of his working career. He attended the community colleges for mechanic training. He was a jack of all trades and he never met a stranger. George was always there first to lend a helping hand to anyone. He loved to hunt, fish, and do anything outdoors. George was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Osceola, Missouri.