Gregory Kraiter

March 26, 1945-Sept. 5, 2019

Gregory “Greg” James

Kraiter, 74, Fargo, ND

peacefully joined the

heavens above on Sep-

tember 5, 2019 under the

comforting care of the

Veteran’s Administration

Health Care System after

an arduous battle with


Greg was born on

March 26, 1945 in Dickin-

son, ND to John and Ann

(Reindel) Kraiter. He gra-

duated High School from

Dickinson High in 1963

and joined the North

Dakota Army National

Guard as a Supply Ser-

geant where he served

honorably until Sep-

tember 10, 1973 when he

transitioned into the Unit-

ed States Army as an In-

fantryman with assign-

ments in Ft. Carson, CO

and Ft. Gulick, Panama.

In 1978, he transferred

into the Recruiting Com-

mand where he served for

the next 15 years as a Re-

mote Field Recruiter,

which was his true pas-

sion. He retired after 28

years of faithful service to

our Nation at the rank of

Sergeant First Class.

He found the love of his

life, Paulette Kraiter

(Bingert), to whom he

married on the August 10,

1968 at St. Ann’s Catholic

Church, Hebron, ND.

After retiring, Greg and

Paulette settled down in

Minot, ND, where he

worked as the Day Pro-

gram Manager for REM

ND serving the needs of

the developmentally dis-

abled. In 2007 they moved

to Harwood, ND to be

closer to their children

and grandchildren.

Greg was an active

member with St. Williams

Catholic Church in Argus-

ville, ND, as well as the

Harwood American Le-

gion Post #297 where he

held the positions of Post

Vice Commander, Post

Commander (2 terms) and

District Commander. Greg

was also active with the

Knights of Columbus

where he held the posi-

tions of Grand Knight of

the Council, District

Deputy, 4th Degree Faith-

ful Navigator and State

Marshal. Greg’s most

favored time in recent

years was simply to spend

time with his family to

which he held in the

highest regard. He would

do anything to ensure at-

tendance at any of his

grandchildren’s school or

sporting events.

He is survived by: his

wife, Paulette, of 51 years,

Fargo, ND, his children

Karla (Jeff) Kraviec, Fargo,

ND, Kent (Jen) Kraiter,

Harwood, ND, grandchil-

dren, Allison (Will) Case,

Moorhead, MN, Hannah

and Kaylee Kraiter, Har-

wood, ND and

great-grandchild Riley

Case. Greg was preceded

in death by his parents

John and Ann Kraiter, and

sisters Ann Marie Berg,

Anita Wanner and Judy


Prayer services will be

held Saturday September,

7, 2019 at 7:00 PM at

Boulger’s Funeral Home,

123 10th Street South,

Fargo, ND with visitation

starting at 6:00 P.M.

Mass of Christian Buri-

al will be held on Sunday,

September 8, 2019 at 1:00

PM, at St. Williams

Catholic Church, Argus-

ville, ND. A luncheon will

follow at the Argusville

Community Center. Greg

will later be interred at

the Fargo National

Cemetery, Harwood, ND.

In lieu of flowers please

consider donating to Har-

wood American Legion

Post #297, Knights of

Columbus Foundation or

a charity of your choice.

Our family would like

to thank the Fargo

Veteran’s Administration

Health Care System for

the outstanding level of

care and dedication that

was provided throughout

Greg’s final journey in

life. They are truly a


Arrangements entrusted

to the care of Boulger

Funeral Home & Celebra-

tion of Life Center, Fargo.

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