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Howard A. Krause


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Howard A. Krause Obituary
Howard A. Krause, 71, Marthasville, passed away peacefully at his home Saturday evening, Nov. 25, 2017, surrounded by his loved ones after a long battle with cancer and Parkinson's disease.

Howard was born Aug. 9, 1946, in Hermann, the son of Anton Krause and wife Flora, nee Edler. He married Bonnie Rutledge in Montgomery City Aug. 17, 1964, and to this union two children were born. They celebrated 53 years together.

Howard was confirmed at Immanuels United Church of Christ, Holstein, April 2, 1961, with memory verse Jeremiah 31 v. 3. He graduated from Warrenton High School in May of 1964 and started working at The Binkley Company in August of 1964. Howard retired after 47 years of driving a forklift for many of those years. He was a member of Machinist Union 1745.

Howard lived most of his life on the Krause family farm. He loved fishing and hunting, and especially loved going on hunting trips out West to Colorado and Wyoming for the bigger game of mule deer, antelope and elk. The biggest joy of his life was his girls, daughter, Denise; granddaughters, Ashley (Earnheart) Oberhaus and Dori A. Levin; and great-granddaughter, Natalie M. Oberhaus, and great-grandson, Adam Howard Levin.

He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Krause of the home; daughter, Denise K. (Krause) Albritton, Marthasville; two sisters, Barbara (Krause) Schmidt and husband Kenneth, Big Spring, and Debra L. Krause, McKittrick; sisters-in-law; brothers-in-law; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces; and nephews.

Howard was preceded in death by his parents and son, Dwayne A. Krause.

Visitation was held Tuesday, Nov. 28, from 10 a.m. to noon at Toedtmann-Grosse Funeral Home, Hermann, where funeral services followed at noon.

Interment was in Warrenton City Cemetery.

Memorials may be given by family's request to Hermann Area Crusade for Cancer or Kindred Hospice.

Arrangements were made through Toedtmann-Grosse Funeral Home, Hermann.
Published in The Missourian on Nov. 30, 2017
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