Walter R. Kraus, RPh.


Walt grew up in Traverse City and graduated High School from Traverse City Senior High in 1968. Walt attended Western Michigan University and earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology in 1974. Walter also attended Idaho State University where he also earned his second Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy in 1981.

Walt has been employed by Independent Pharmacies from 1981-1989 before transferring to Kmart Pharmacy. He worked for Kmart Pharmacy from 1989-2007 at which time he joined the Thompson Pharmacy Family.

After spending many years living about the country, he was finally able to return home to Traverse City where he and his wife of 33 years have the privilege of raising their two daughters and one son.