Lake City—Frank Edward Krause, 78, died Friday, September 15, 2017 at The Gardens in Jefferson, Iowa. Mass of Christian Burial was held on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Lake City with Fr. Lynn Bruch officiating. Burial will be held at a later date.
Frank Edward Krause was born on November 15, 1938 in Carroll County, Iowa to Lawrence and Evangeline (Johnson) Krause. He graduated Glidden High School in 1957 and later attended community college for 3 years. Frank married Norma Kitt on April 19, 1958 in Dedham, Iowa. He retired from the Coors Brewery Company in Golden, Colorado in 1997 after 25 years of service. Frank returned to Iowa where he spent time helping farmers. He enjoyed camping, hunting, and wildlife but the most important things in his life were his family and wife Norma.
Frank is survived by his wife Norma of Lake City; daughter Annette Slate of Ft Collins, CO; son Doug Krause of Knoxville, TN and 7 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter Connie Krause; brother’s Lawrence and Kenneth Krause; and sister Phyllis Seidl.