AKKERMAN-INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – MORA
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.