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Lorraine Krause

June 13, 1932 — December 10, 2020

Lorraine Jean (Polivka) Krause, age 88, of Breckenridge, MN, passed away at St. Catherine’s Living Center, Wahpeton, ND, on December 10, 2020. The funeral service will be at 11 AM, Monday, December 14, 2020, at Joseph Vertin and Son’s Funeral Home, Breckenridge, with a visitation one hour prior to the service. Rev. Ross Fritz will officiate the service. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery, Breckenridge. A live stream of Lorraine’s service will be available on the funeral home’s website. Arrangements have been entrusted to Joseph Vertin and Son’s Funeral Home.

Lorraine was born on June 13, 1932, in Lidgerwood, ND, on her grandparent’s farm. Her parents were Ella and Frank Polivka. She attended Breckenridge Public School until 8th grade.

Lorraine spent much of her childhood with Tillie Mikesh (Aunt Tillie).

On October 29, 1948, Lorraine married Chester Richard Krause in Webster, SD. Their first home was on 5th street south in Breckenridge. Chester and Lorraine raised five children.

Lorraine is preceded in death by her husband, Chester; son, Danny; granddaughter, Ashley; parents, Ella and Ed Erdman, Frank and Lois Polivka; and siblings, Delores, Jeanette, Kenneth, Edward, Donald, Raymond, and Joseph.

She is survived by her brother, Harold (Pam) Polivka; her daughter, Darlene (Ken) Grenier, Breckenridge, their children William (Bill) Grenier, Stirum, ND, and Tina Grenier and her daughter, Victoria Grenier, Breckenridge; daughter, Marlene (Roger) Meide, Milwaukee WI, their children, Michael Meide and Matthew Meide, Milwaukee; son, Myron (Cindy) Krause, their children Mariah Krause, Auburn WA AmyAnn (Angel) Sulivan, Elma, WA, and Aubree (Tom) Desjarlais, Englewood, FL; son, Darwin (Pam) Krause, Underwood, MN, their children Amanda (Scott) Rideout, Mankato MN, Joshua Krause, Orono, MN, Abby Krause, Myakka City, FL, and Danielle Nelson, Rothsay, MN; and 12 great-grandchildren, Sheyenne, Dalton & Taylor Grenier, Victoria Grenier, Acklyn and Axton Sulivan, Neriah, Adriella & Dreyton Desjarlais, Jaydee and Kenzie Rideout, De’Marrion and Zy Krause.

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Monday, December 14, 2020

10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

Joseph Vertin & Sons Funeral Home

303 5th St N, Breckenridge, MN 56520

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Funeral Service

Monday, December 14, 2020

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

Joseph Vertin & Sons Funeral Home

303 5th St N, Breckenridge, MN 56520

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