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ANNE LOUISE KRAUSE August 27, 1927 - August 3, 2015 Born to Merrill Ora and Esther Arnold Ballard, Anne is the second of five generations born in Red Bluff, CA. She passed away at the age of 87. Anne attended Lincoln Street Elementary School and graduated from Red Bluff High School in 1944. She went on to Chico State College and earned her Bachelor degree in Education. Anne was a kindergarten teacher for over 30 years, starting at Antelope Elementary, moving to Lincoln Street, and finishing at Jackson Heights. On sabbatical in 1977, Anne obtain her Masters Degree in Montessori education at The College of Notre Dame in Belmont, CA. Anne is remembered fondly by many of her students. She was a Life Member of the Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority for outstanding teachers. Anne was a member of Junior Women and the Red Bluff Historical & Genealogical Society, as well as the Aviation Association and Native Plant Society. She served on the American Legion Auxiliary and was instrumental in founding Lifeline Services in Red Bluff. Anne has been a life long member of the Red Bluff Presbyterian Church. She served as a deacon and elder as well as a Sunday school, Vacation Bible School, and Logos teacher. Anne is survived by her five children and their families: David Krause (Julee) of Cambria, Tom Krause (Deborah) of Chico, Shelley Lafferty (Mike Covington) of Weed, Mick Krause (Colleen Bloxham) of Los Molinos, and Janet Russell (Steve) of Los Molinos; 9 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and two more on the way! Anne was preceded in death by her husband, Charles; brother, Richard; and her parents. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday September 12, 2015 at the Red Bluff Presbyterian Church 838 Jefferson St Red Bluff. Arrangements are under direction of Hoyt-Cole Chapel of the Flowers, Red Bluff. In lieu of flowers, the family would be pleased to have donations made to either scholarship fund for students through Delta Kappa Gamma Society, Beta Lambda Chapter, P.O. Box 1252, Corning CA 96021 or the Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 246, Red Bluff CA 96080.
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Sept. 3, 2015
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