August 18, 1954 ~ February 11, 2011
Cheryl M. Kraft (Thompson), 56, Fargo passed away Friday, February 11 in her home under the care of her loving family.
Cheryl was born August 18, 1954 in Moorhead, MN to Gerald and Beverly (Schiffner) Thompson. Cheryl graduated from Lisbon High School in 1972. After graduation, Cheryl attended and graduated from Wahpeton State School of Science. After she graduated, Cheryl moved to Fargo where she worked at NDSU. She then worked at Metropolitan Bank, Community First Bank, and finally Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota. Cheryl was a long time member of Nativity Catholic Church, Fargo.
On October 27, 1979 Cheryl married Mark Kraft at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lisbon, ND. To this union two children were born, Kelly (Aaron), and Sarah.
Cheryl enjoyed camping, attending her daughters sporting events, and spending time with her family, especially her new grandchild, Shea. Cheryl had a special place in her heart for Sarah's dog Tank.
Cheryl's caring nature, strength and faith got her family and friends through many difficult times.
Cheryl is survived by her husband of 31 years, Mark; children, Kelly (Aaron) Olson, Fargo, ND, Sarah, Alexandria, MN, mother, Beverly Thompson, Lisbon ND, siblings; Steve Thompson, Maple Grove, MN, Christi Thompson, Fargo, ND, Rick (Annette) Thompson, Crookston, MN, Sandy (Jeff) Hagen, Fargo, ND, grandchild, Shea, and 20 nieces and nephews.
Cheryl was preceded in death by her father Gerald (Chris), father-in-law, Andy, sister-in-law, Kari, and nephew, Josh.