Obit: Krause, Louise C. (1932 – 2017)


Surnames: Krause, Schmidt, Piper, Delis, Olson, Powalish, Boushon

Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, WI) 11 Dec 2017

Krause, Louise C. (16 SEP 1932 – 9 DEC 2017)

Louise C. Krause, age 85, of Abbotsford, passed away on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at her residence.

A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Curtiss. Rev. Ken Schmidt will officiate. Interment to follow at Pine Hill Cemetery, Town of Mayville. Family and friends are welcome from 9:00 a.m. until time of service Thursday at the church. The Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford is entrusted with the arrangements.

Louise was born on September 16, 1932 in Taylor County, the daughter of Walter and Ruby (Piper) Delis. She attended Midway School and Owen High School. Louise worked in Chicago and then Marshfield and this is where she met Calvin Krause, Sr. On November 7, 1953, Louise was united in marriage to Calvin Krause, Sr. at First Evangelical and Reformed Church in Colby. Together they farmed in rural Curtiss. He preceded her in death on June 19, 1995. After retiring, she moved to Abbotsford.

Louise enjoyed gardening, reading, going for rides and visiting neighbors. She loved to babysit her great-grandchildren. Most importantly, Louise cherished her family especially the holidays and family gatherings.

Louise is survived by seven children: Calvin Krause (Lesley) of Daytona Beach, FL, Darryl Krause of Dorchester, Elaine Krause of Curtiss, Bryan (Ann) Krause of Medford, Coleen Krause of Abbotsford, Brad Krause of Abbotsford and Les Krause of Abbotsford; four grandchildren: Eric, Aaron, Adam and Jason Olson; seven great-grandchildren: Lynxa, Alyra, Bryna, Kaylee, Reid, Vanessa and Olivia. She is further survived by four brothers and two sisters: Eleanor Powalish of Palatine, IL, Yvonne Boushon of Marshfield, Donald Delis of Milwaukee, Walter Delis of Stratford, Art Delis of Banning, CA, Richard Delis of Loyal; a sister-in-law, Marjorie Krause of Dorchester; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Calvin; her daughter, Linda; three brothers: Robert, Carl and Daniel in infancy.

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