Leona D. Krause of Askov, died on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at St. Clare Living Community in Mora.  She was 84 years old.

MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at 11:00 am. on Saturday, April 30. 2016 at Akkerman-Ingebrand Funeral Home in Mora.

MEMORIAL VISITATION will be held one hr. prior to the service.

Leona Dorothy Krause, of Askov, MN passed away on April 16, 2016 at St. Clare Living Community Living in Mora, MN.  She was 84 years old.  To family and friends she was always known as “Dorothy”.

Dorothy was born on September 20, 1931 in Wahpeton, North Dakota to Henry and Bertha (Lohse) Witzke.  She grew up and went to school in Fairmont, North Dakota.  Dorothy met Sylvester (Bud) Krause and they were married in 1956.  They had four sons and they lived in Coon Rapids, Minnesota before they moved to Braham, Minnesota in 1969.  Dorothy loved life and raising her sons.  After losing Bud in 1985 she stayed strong and worked at several jobs including the nursing home in Cambridge.  In 1995 Dorothy moved to Askov. She worked at Sandstone School and really enjoyed all the children.

She loved her gardens and all animals; of which she had several throughout the years.
She was preceded in death by her husband Bud; son Ronny; her parents; one brother Edward Witzke and one sister Elsie Krause.

She is survived by three sons Kelly Krause of Braham, Larry Krause of St. Cloud and Kenny Krause of Modesto, California; three granddaughters Jaymie, Jessica and Allison; one grandson Lucas; several great-grandchildren and special family friend Denise Campbell; other relatives and friends.

5 guestbook entries for LEONA D. KRAUSE

  1. Kim Bachmsn April 18, 2016 at 7:55 pm #

    She was a great lady, may she rest in peace

  2. Kim Bachman April 18, 2016 at 7:56 pm #

    Sorry to the family in their loss

  3. Denise Campbell April 21, 2016 at 11:45 am #

    Thoughts and prayers go out to the boys .she was a great lady I will miss her so much

  4. Harvest Christian School April 28, 2016 at 10:41 am #

    She worked at Harvest Christian School in Sandstone for years, helping with the preschool class. The kids and teachers loved having Grandma Leona be part of their class. She will be greatly missed. May God’s grace and comfort be strength to her family and friends.

  5. Mrs Bev Klar May 1, 2016 at 5:59 pm #

    I enjoyed working with “Grandma Leona” in the classroom. She loved the children. She will be missed. With love and sympathy to the family.

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