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Laurie Lynn Kraft, 75, of Savannah, Georgia and wife of Michael “Mike” Oliver Kraft, died Saturday morning, June 26, 2021, at her home.

Laurie was born in Cleveland, Ohio to the late Estelle Martha Cico Hanna. She was a devout Christian with a strong spiritual faith. Laurie was an accomplished musician, poet, writer, artist, and athlete, especially tennis. Above all, her family was first in everything!

Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Michael “Mike” Oliver Kraft of Savannah; one daughter, Jill Kraft Conrey and her husband, Rob, of Atlanta; two sons, Michael “Mike” O. Kraft II of Savannah and Matthew “Matt” Kraft of Virginia Beach, Virginia; and four grandchildren, Grace Conrey, Emma Conrey, Hallie Kraft and Zoe Kraft.

Laurie never knew a stranger, and she found and gave joy in such little things, gestures, acts, gifts, words, works of art (hers of others), smiles, hugs, the list goes on. She will be truly and forever missed, but as she said repeatedly to her family in the days and weeks leading up to her transition, love lives forever. If anyone deserves an eternity of bliss and all things beautiful, it is Laurie.

A private family memorial service will be held at 10 o’clock Wednesday morning, June 30, 2021, in the chapel of Gamble Funeral Service – 410 Stephenson Avenue conducted by the Reverend Darren Russell.

Remembrances: The Humane Society for Greater Savannah – 7215 Sallie Mood Drive, Savannah, Georgia 31406-3922 or Spanish Oaks Hospice – 8510 Whitfield Avenue, Savannah, Georgia 31406.

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  1. Jacquie Conrey says:

    Laurie was such a kind and gentle soul. Love does live forever and she gave hers in abundance. I feel very fortunate that I met her numerous times and experienced her caring and love first-hand. My sincere condolences to all her family and friends.


  2. Leigh Jarris says:

    My heartfelt sympathy goes to your family. Laurie was a beautiful person and wonderful neighbor. She had a lovely voice and smile. I am so happy to have been her friend and will miss her.

  3. Gene and Nancy Purvis says:

    Laurie was a sweet lady, great friend and wonderful neighbor. She will be missed so much.
    Gene and Nancy Purvis

  4. Dick & Peggi Joyner says:

    You know we love you and your family. How wonderful our time with y’all was and because of our love we share in your loss. I’m sure you brought her great joy in her life and I’m sure she beamed with pride anytime you were around. Her graciousness is clearly seen in you.
    Love, Dick & Peggi

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