Melvin W. Krause, 85, Pelican Rapids, MN, formerly of
His funeral will be Wednesday, September 30, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. at
Visitation is Tuesday, September 29, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. at Joseph Vertin & Sons Funeral Home,
Interment will be at
Pallbearers: Bruce Krause, Kenneth Kurtz, Monty Krause, Raymond Stach, Robert Stach, Timothy Kurtz
Honorary Pallbearers: All of Melvin’s grandchildren and great-grandchildren
Melvin Walter Krause was born October 18, 1923 in
On November 9, 1953, Melvin was united in marriage to Corinne Stach. They made their home in Breckenridge. Melvin continued to roof and sheer sheep. In 1971 they purchased the Fox Motel in Breckenridge and Melvin continued roofing in Fargo and Breckenridge until his retirement, when they moved to Pelican Rapids, MN.
Melvin always enjoyed spending time in the outdoors, hunting and fishing, and helping his neighbors with various jobs.
Melvin is survived by his wife: Corinne Krause of Pelican Rapids, MN, and his four sons: Paul (Gwen) Krause of Rush Lake/Perham, MN; Clarence (Marsha) Krause of Fergus Falls, MN; Neal Krause of
He was preceded in death by his parents: Arthur and Meta Krause; His son: Arnold Krause; His grandsons: Jonathon and Scott; His daughters-in-law: Cynthia Krause and Anna Krause; His sister: Lorraine Medenwalt; His brother: Elmer Krause