Loraine Krause

Monday, March 23, 2015

Loraine Krause, 92, of Springfield, formerly of Cassville, passed away on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, in Springfield. Mrs. Krause, She was born on Nov. 7, 1922, in Chicago, Ill., daughter of Edward and Harriet (Burns) Droege. On April 11, 1942, in Chicago, Ill., she was united in marriage to Charles R. Krause, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 14, 2010. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Cassville.

Survivors include: two sons, Robert Krause and his wife, Rosemary, of Springfield, and Curt Krause and his wife, Peggy, of Bradleyville; one daughter, Grace Stamper, of Knoxville, Tenn.; 11 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by one brother, Bob Droege, and one grandson.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday at the White Funeral Home with Tom Thomas, minister officiating. Burial followed at Oak Hill Cemetery in Cassville.

Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the White Funeral Home & Crematory, Cassville.

Memorial donations in can be made to the First Christian Church in Cassville and entrusted to the White Funeral Home & Crematory, PO Box 890, Cassville, MO 65625.