THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Alva J. Krause
Alva Jean Krause, 83, Oconto Falls, passed away Sunday evening, Dec. 15 at Sharpe Care.
Born May 22, 1930 in Milwaukee to Merton and Hattie (Simon) Lusha, she grew up in Milwaukee where she attended both Lutheran elementary and high schools, graduating with the class of 1948. On July 3, 1948 she married Kenneth Krause in Milwaukee. Following their marriage, the couple moved to Oconto Falls where they resided.
A longtime member of Grace Lutheran Church where she was once active in the church choir, other activities, especially quilting and sewing, she also did seamstress work out of her home, worked at the local election board and volunteered at fraternal insurance events.
She is survived by her husband, Ken Krause, Oconto Falls; four children, Marsha (Edward) Loesch, Henderson, Nv., Ray (Suzi) Krause and Ron Krause, both of Oconto Falls and Lori (Reggie) Comins, Lena; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren, a great-great-grandchild; a sister, Beverly Bolling, Sussex; four sisters-in-law, Sally Vanden Bush, St. Germaine, Arlene (Art) Jaeger, Green Bay, Betty Hudson, Morgan and Deloris Van Laar Hoven, Green Bay and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; five brothers-in-law, Joe VandenBush, Jake Van Laar Hoven, Emil Jaeger, Gary Hudson and Bill Bolling.
Visitation will be held after 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 20 at Jones Funeral Service in Oconto Falls until the time of funeral services at 2 p.m. Pastor Doreen Jeffers will officiate with cremation to follow with burial of the urn in Woodlawn Cemetery, Oconto Falls.