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Harold Krause Obituary
Harold A. Krause Harold A. Krause was born in Copperas Cove, Texas on July 15, 1925, and died at his home in Silver Creek outside Burnet on November 21, 2012, at the age of 87 years. He was married to Lorene Dillman of Temple, Texas on November 30, 1952, having died just 9 days before their 60th wedding anniversary. Harold attended Immanuel Lutheran Church School in Copperas Cove as well as classes at San Antonio College. He was drafted into the Army in 1946, serving in Japan, until 1947. He was drafted again in November 1950 and served in Korea with the 45th "Thunderbird" Division until September 1952. He then had a career with Civil Service in the Federal Government. Harold was preceded in death by his daughter Karen and a grandson Kenneth. He was also preceded in death by three sisters (one his twin), his parents, and many other relatives. He is survived by his wife Lorene, sons Alan and wife Pam of Austin and Ray and wife Yvonne of Los Alamos, New Mexico. He is also survived by grandson Drew and granddaughters Kimberly and Shannon and also four great grandsons. His sister Lorena Folks of Temple and one niece and five nephews also survive him. Visitation will be held at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, November 24, 2012, at Genesis Lutheran Church at Buchanan Dam. The funeral service will follow at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Wilbern Michalk officiating. Harold will then lie in state at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Copperas Cove with graveside service at 3:00 P.M. Those named as pallbearers were Andrew Krause, Jack Johnson, Gary Folks, Rusty Krause, Tim Tognetty, and Danny Brakhage. Those named as honorary pallbearers were Milton Weiser, B.C. Gersch, Jr., and Larry Denny Memorial contributions may be made to the New Sanctuary Building Fund, Genesis Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 994, Buchanan Dam, Texas 78609. Condolences may be offered the family at

Published in Austin American-Statesman on Nov. 23, 2012
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