Dorothy W. Krause

June 14, 2014

Krause, Dorothy Obituary

Dorothy W. "Dot" Krause, 87, formerly of Blacklog Valley Road, Orbisonia, PA, died at 11:27 PM, Saturday, June 14, 2014 at the Woodland Retirement Community, Orbisonia, PA.

Born July 1, 1926 in Shirley Twp., Huntingdon Co., PA, she was a daughter of the late Ralph & Willia (Lane) Wakefield. She was married to Robert D. Krause on January 20, 1951. Mr. Krause preceded in death November 16, 1983.

Surviving are one son, Robert L. Krause of Blacklog Valley Road, Orbisonia, two grandchildren, Abbie Snyder and Bronson Krause, one great grandson, Bentley Snyder, two sisters, Helen Blecher of Elizabethtown, PA and Nellie Wakefield of the Woodland Retirement Community, Orbisonia, PA and two sisters in law, Virginia Wakefield of Media, PA and Lois Morgan of Blacklog Valley Road, Orbisonia. She is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews and a special friend, Beverly Skopic of RD, Shirleysburg, PA. Two brothers, Ralph Wakefield and Richard Wakefield, preceded in death.

Mrs. Krause was a member of the Rockhill Church of the Brethren, Rockhill Furnace, PA, the Orbisonia Lioness Club, Shade Gap Farm Women, Shirleysburg Grange, and Mt. Union Chapter Order of the Eastern Star.
Along with her husband, she had owned and operated Robert D. Krause Chainsaws and Lumbering in Blacklog Valley for many years. She had also served as a reporter for The Valley Log for many years.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at the Rockhill Church of the Brethren, Valley St., Rockhill Furnace, PA with Rev. Timothy Miller and Rev. Robert Detwiler officiating. Interment will be made at Shope Cemetery, Blacklog Valley Road, Orbisonia, PA. Friends may call at the Church one hour prior to the service on Wednesday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Rockhill Church of the Brethren, P. O. Box 39, Rockhill Furnace, PA 17249.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, Orbisonia, PA.




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June 18, 2014
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Rockhill Church of the Brethren

385 Valley Street
Rockhill Furnace, PA 17249
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June 18, 2014
2:00 p.m.

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Rockhill Church of the Brethren

385 Valley Street
Rockhill Furnace, PA 17249
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June 18, 2014

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Shope Cemetery

Orbisonia, PA 17243


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