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Rev. Kenneth E. Krause

October 28, 1928 ~ December 20, 2017 (age 89)


Rev. Kenneth Eugene Krause 89

Rockford, passed away on December 20, 2017 in his home following a lingering illness. Born in Milwaukee, WI on October 28, 1928 to Hugo and Bernice (DeBoux) Krause. He graduated from Rockford East High School in 1947, was a U.S. Marine Corp Veteran. Ken was a Tool & Die Maker for 29 years with National Lock Co. and 15 years with J.L. Clark Co. Upon retiring, he started a 2nd career in Ministry beginning with Coleta United Methodist Church for 10 years followed by Reynolds United Methodist Church and Beth Eden United Methodist Church for 8 more years.

Activities included Volunteer Fireman on the New Milford Fire District and EMT with Rockford Memorial Hospital, served a Chaplin of Tebala Shrine Center. Anyone who knew Ken, also knew he was a lifelong Chicago Cubs Fan.

Survivors include his wife, Judy; children, Kenneth (Vickie), Brian, Debra (Ron) Teeters, Pamela (Ken) Bokath; step-children, Sheila Smith, Kevin (Tammy) Smith; 11 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren: brother, David Krause.

Visitation Wednesday, January 3, 2018 in Anderson-Long-Klontz Funeral Home from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and a visitation, January 4, 2017 in Beth Eden United Methodist Church, 3203 Huffman Blvd, Rockford from 10:00 a.m. until service time at 11:00 a.m.

Services at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. John Wesley Lee officiating, burial will be in Willwood Burial Park, Rockford.


 Service Information

Visitation
Wednesday
January 3, 2018

4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Anderson-Long-Klontz Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Ltd.
6825 Weaver Rd
Rockford, IL 61114

Visitation
Thursday
January 4, 2018

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Beth Eden United Methodist Church
3201 Huffman Blvd.
Rockford, IL 61103

Funeral Service
Thursday
January 4, 2018

11:00 AM
Beth Eden United Methodist Church
3201 Huffman Blvd.
Rockford, IL 61103


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