Walter Arthur Krause
06/17/1926 - 04/11/2018
Walter A. Krause, 91, passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at Edgewood Vista in Virginia. A memorial gathering will be held Sunday, April 15, 2018 at Range Funeral Home from 3:00-5:00 pm. Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Virginia. To sign the online guest book or to send condolences, please visit www.rangefuneralhomes.com.
Walter Arthur Krause was born June 17, 1926 in Eveleth to Arthur and Helmi (Dixon) Krause. He attended Virginia High School. Following high school, Walter enlisted in the U.S. Army, serving during WWII in the Pacific Theater. On June 13, 1950, he was united in marriage to Mary Helen Jones. Walter was a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service in Virginia, retiring in 1981.
Walter was an avid bowler and was a member of several leagues at the Plaza Bowl and the Virginia Bowling Gardens. He spent many happy vacations on Ash River Trial and wintered in Lake Havasu City, AZ. He enjoyed playing cards, fishing, and spending time with family and friends.
He was a member of the Eveleth Elks Club.
Walter’s family would like to thank the staff at Edgewood Vista for all their care and support.
He is survived by:
Wife of 67 years, Mary Helen
Children: Susan Krause (John Kauppila), Cathy Peritz, James (Terri) Krause, and Jerome Krause (Patrick Peralta)
Grandchildren: Alex Peritz, Brian Krause, Kelli Krause, and Tim Krause
Sister-in-law: Patti Pratt
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Donald Krause; son-in-law, Gary Peritz; brother-in-law, George Pratt; and sister-in-law, Marianne Krause