JOHANNA KATHERINE LOUISE KRAUSE

JOHANNA KATHERINE LOUISE KRAUSE
Johanna Katherine Louise Krause was born on April 28, 1922, in Koblenz, Germany, to Carl J. and Hewich L. Miller. When she was two weeks old she was brought to the U.S. and spent most of her childhood in Minnesota. She died on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at Sunset Nursing Home, Concordia, at the age of 90.
She married Merlin Krause on Sept. 26, 1942 , in Minnesota. She was a homemaker and a cashier at various gas stations. She was formerly a resident of Marble Falls, Texas, and a longtime member of The First Baptist Church under Brother Max Copeland. She came to Concordia nine years ago and lived at the Sunset Nursing Home where she looked forward to Bible study every Thursday with Pastor Bob Burns. She had a sweet soul that could calm the most aggressive waters and was always a joy to be around. She has truly touched many lives and will be missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by her daughters, Kathy Lavoie, Concordia, and Sheila Crosslin and husband Jeff, Houston, Texas; grandchildren, Cassie Hanson, Candi Hanson and Natasha Lavoie, all of Texas, Danny Lavoie and wife Katie, Concordia; four great-grandchildren in Texas, three great-grandchildren in Concordia; one great-great-granddaughter in Texas; brother, Jerry Miller and wife Marilyn of Lakeville, Minn.; sister, Gertrude Ehlers and several nieces and nephews in Minnesota.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, son-in-law, Ted, five sisters, one brother and great-grandson, Hunter Russell Collins.
The family selected cremation and memorial services will be at 2 p.m., Friday, March 8, 2013, at Sunset Nursing Home, in the Sun Room with Pastor Bob Burns officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Minnesota. There will be no visitation. The family suggest memorials to the Johanna K. Krause Memorial Fund. For online condolences, please visit www.chaputbuoy.com.

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