Published in the Iola Register on Nov. 22, 2013.

MELVIN M. KRAUSE

MELVIN M. KRAUSE
Melvin M. Krause, 84, Concordia, died Nov. 19, 2013, at Republic County Hospital. He was born June 24, 1929, to Paul and Emily (Malchow) Krause in Fairbury, Neb. He married Josie Pieride Aug. 25, 1951, in Naples, Italy. She died Sept. 21, 2011. Survivors: Children, Assuntina of Naples, Tony Krause of Concordia, Rita Vesely-Krause of Lincoln, Neb., Cindy Krause of Knoxville, Tenn.; brother, Hank Krause of Byron, Neb.; 15 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m., Nov. 25, Living Hope Foursquare Church, Concordia. Graveside inurnment, 1:30 p.m., Chester, Neb. Cemetery. Condolences: nuttermortuary@yahoo.com.