Obit: Krause, Fred W. (1887 – 1967)
Surnames: Krause, Koch, Cole
----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 05 Oct 1967
Krause, Fred W. (10 SEP 1887 – 30 SEP 1967)
Fred W. Krause, 80, 1112 Harriet St., Fort Atkinson, died in Fort Atkinson Memorial Hospital Saturday afternoon, after a short illness.
He was born in Fort Atkinson Sept. 10, 1887, and was married to Edna Koch, Thorp (Clark Co.), Wis., May 28, 1913, in Thorp.
He operated a dairy farm in the area for many years. After retiring and moving to Fort Atkinson in 1951, he sold insurance for the Helenville and Midland Mutual Insurance Companies. Active in the area, hew as a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church and former church councilman, member of the Lakeview Cemetery Board, former Koshkonong Township Chairman, former member of the Blackhawk School Board and he had served as Jefferson County Committeeman for the agricultural short course, from which he had graduated.
Survivors are his wife; two sons, Timothy and Frederick, Rt. 3; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Frank Cole, Rt. 3.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25 in St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Fort Atkinson, with burial in Lakeview Cemetery.
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