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Marguerite Gerdes Krause

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Marguerite Gerdes Krause Obituary
Krause Marguerite Gerdes Krause, age 92, of Upper Arlington, died January 12, 2014 at her residence. She was born April 21, 1921 in Fargo, North Dakota the daughter of George Gerdes and Lucy Savegeau. She graduated from St. Anthony High School in Fargo, ND. She received her Bachelor's degree in Physical Education and Master's degree in English from the University of Minnesota. She was an active founding member of St. Andrew Catholic Church. She founded and coordinated the Sunday Preschool Religion classes for many years. She started the physical education program at St. Andrew School, and taught in the Columbus Public School System. After she retired, Marguerite served as president of the Columbus DCCW. In addition to her parents, her brothers Richard, Robert, Lloyd, and Leon Gerdes, and her sister Irene Gerdes Heck preceded her in death. Marguerite is survived by her son, Gregory T. Krause of Indianapolis, IN; daughter, Dr. Marcia A. Krause of Northfield, IL; granddaughter, Sophia Krause-Levy; and numerous other nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday, January 23, 2014 at SCOEDINGER NORTHWEST CHAPEL, 1740 Zollinger Road, where a prayer service will be held at 3:45 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m. January 24, 2014 at St. Andrew Catholic Church, 1899 McCoy Rd. at Reed Rd. with Father Nicholas Droll and Father Michael Watson as Co-Celebrants. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Lewis Center, OH. A luncheon will follow at St. Andrew Church. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.schoedinger.com.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch from Jan. 18 to Jan. 19, 2014
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