08/17/2019 - James Anthony Kaus
A Funeral Mass for James Anthony Kaus, age 83, of Chadron, NE will be at 10:00 AM on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Chadron, NE.
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Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Chadron, NE following the service.
A wake service will be at 7:00 PM on Friday, August 16, 2019 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Chadron, NE.
Online condolences may be left at www.chamberlainchapel.com.
James passed away on August 11, 2019 at home. He was born on April 13, 1934 to Lilly Christian Kaus and Anthony J. Kaus in Cheyenne Wells, CO. From an early age, he had an interest in hunting and fishing. He attended Weldon Valley High School, graduating in 1954, and the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, CO, graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree and later with a Master’s Degree in Mathematics. He taught High School in Colorado and Missouri until coming to Chadron State College in 1964 to teach Mathematics.
On March 11, 1958, he married Patricia E. Frichtl in Greeley, CO, and they were blessed with four sons, Thomas (Annette) Jessica and Kyle, Michael (Cathy) Tyler and Thomas, Phillip (Lyndi) Reed (Courtney and great-grandson Beckett) Alec, Taylor, and Samee, and William (Jeri) Mitchell and Morgan.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters Rose and Ruthie, and brother Robert. He is survived by sisters Shirley (Gerry), Mili (John), Agnes (Gary), and Helen (David), brothers John (Dorothy) and Dennis, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
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