Obit: Krause, Elaine R. #2 (1931 - 2009)
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Surnames: Krause, Gerber, McIntyre,
----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield,
Wood County, Wis.) Tuesday, 23 June 2009
Krause, Elaine R. (18 Jan. 1931 - 15 June
Elaine R. Krause, 78, died Monday, June 15, 2009,
at Memorial Health and Rehabilitation Center in
Elaine was born Jan. 18, 1931, to George and
Rocelia (Gerber) Krause. She attended the rural Happy Hollow School
and then graduated in 1948 from Neillsville High School.
After graduation, Elaine worked for the Clark
County Social Services office for a number of years prior to
accepting a job as the Deputy Clark County Clerk. She served in
that position until being elected to Clark County Clerk, where she
served three terms of office.
Elaine then moved to Wausau, where she worked for
the Employers Insurance of Wausau for 12 years. Elaine decided to
retire and return to Neillsville so she could care for her aging
parents. During this time, she helped on the family dairy farm and
also worked part time at Figi's in Neillsville.
She is survived by her brother, Clarence Krause
of Neillsville, and two sisters, Virginia McIntyre of Rockford,
Ill., and Shirley (Arlo) Smith of Calahan, Colo.
Gesche Funeral Home is assisting the family with donation and cremation arrangements.
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