Obit: Krause, Elaine R. #2 (1931 - 2009)

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Surnames: Krause, Gerber, McIntyre, Smith 

----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Tuesday, 23 June 2009 

Krause, Elaine R. (18 Jan. 1931 - 15 June 2009) 

Elaine R. Krause, 78, died Monday, June 15, 2009, at Memorial Health and Rehabilitation Center in Neillsville. 

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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