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Clarice G. Krause

Published On: Jun 23 2014 10:21:42 AM CDT

Clarice G. Krause, 87, of Fort Atkinson, passed away Friday, June 20, 2014 at the Golden Living Center after being overwhelmed by medical problems.

Clarice was born on December 4, 1926 in Dodgeville, daughter of the late Chris and Carrie (Johnson) Gilbertson. She married O. Timothy Krause on November 7, 1945. He preceded her in death on April 7, 2004.

She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and was proud of her Norwegian heritage. She loved everything about cardinals.

Clarice is survived by her daughter, Linda (Rich Frame) Keene of Fort Atkinson; sons, Douglas Krause of Fort Atkinson and Curtis (Mindy Huemmer) Krause of Madison; grandchildren, Jim (Jodi) Keene of Pewaukee and Brett (Kelly) Keene of Waunakee; great grandchildren, Ashton, Sidney, Quentin, Jade and Taylor; brothers, Don Gilbertson and Neil Gilbertson and sisters, Elaine Tuschl and Ruth Arnold. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Art Gilbertson and Al Gilbertson and two sisters, Muriel Uselmann and Janette Karsten.

Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at the Dunlap Memorial Home, 604 South Main Street, in Fort Atkinson with Pastor Bill Beyer officiating. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home until time of service. Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 27 at Lakeview Cemetery.

A special thank you and “fishy kisses” to the staff of Golden Living Center for their kind help.

Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, 314 Barrie Street, Fort Atkinson.

Clarice is now free from her many handicaps to run, dance and play baseball.

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