Services for Milton Kraft Jr., a retired chief project engineer for the Bethlehem Steel Corp. plant at Sparrows Point, will be held at 9 a.m. today at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3909 Pennington Ave. in Curtis Bay, and at 11 a.m. at the Leonard J. Ruck Funeral Home, 5305 Harford Road.
Mr. Kraft, who was 69 and lived in Riviera Beach, died of cancer Saturday at Stella Maris Hospice.
He retired in 1981 as head of the engineers doing planning and design work for new construction at the steel plant, where he had worked for 34 years. Following his retirement, he served as a consultant to the Yori Construction Co.
Before joining Bethlehem Steel, he worked as a tool designer for what is now the Martin Marietta Corp.
During World War II, he served as an aviation electrician's mate in the U.S. Navy.
He had served as president of the church council at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Curtis Bay and earlier at Zion Lutheran Church in Baltimore County and at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Highlandtown.