Gertrude Theresa "Trudie" (n? Swodzinski) KRAUSE
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KRAUSE, Gertrude Theresa ""Trudie"" (n? Swodzinski) Died peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Good Friday, April 19, 2019 in her 91st year. Beloved wife of 65 years to Thomas. Loving and devoted mother to Thomas Jr. (Susan) Krause, Karen Wolff (John Blakeley), Susan (Jerry) LeMoire, and Bradley (Jenell) Krause. Cherished grandmother to Katie; Carly, David, Kelly; Maddie; Kurtis, Cameron, and Kyle, and great-grandmother to Violet. Dear sister to Bernadette Walker and sister-in-law to Darlene Olenchek and Nancy Krause. Adoring aunt to her nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Harry and Mary Swodzinski, and sister Regina Fennig. Trudie's greatest legacy is her family and she will be deeply missed. A Celebration of Trudie's Life will take place on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at Highland Park Funeral Centre, 2510 Bensfort Road, Peterborough. Reception to follow in the Highland Reception Centre. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind would be appreciated. Online condolences may be expressed at

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Published in Kawartha Region News from Apr. 19 to Apr. 26, 2019.
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