Thomas Orlando Krauss December 21, 1963 - January 29, 2022 Tom was called to his heavenly home at the age of 58. Born December 21, 1963 in San Jose, CA, Tom was the oldest of three children born to Helmut and Undine Krauss. Tom graduated from Independence High School, San Jose, CA in 1982. He owned a landscaping business "The Lawn Ranger", was a real estate agent, was groundskeeper for a Baptist Church in San Jose, worked for a large property management company in Sacramento and since May 2020 as Pro Sales Specialist at Lowe's, Folsom, CA. Tom loved his family and family celebrations. He enjoyed cooking and barbequing. He was a most loyal friend and always concerned with how he could help. Most of all, Tom loved as was totally dedicated to his son Michael. They barbequed, baked, rode bikes, frequented Apple Hill and most of the festivals, planted fruits and vegetables, went to baseball games and air shows, train rides, rock climbing and so much more. We are blessed to have had Tom in our lives. We miss him so very much. Tom is survived by his father Helmut Krauss, mother Undine Krauss, sister Claudette Russell (Tom), brother Eric Krauss, son Michael Krauss, niece Sara Russell, nephew Connor Russell, nephew Patrick Krauss and ex-wife Tami Romero.