Richard “Butch” L. Krause, 75, of Lorain, passed away at his residence on Sunday, August 17, 2014. He was born January 18, 1939 in Lorain and was a life long resident of Lorain. Richard was a 50 year union member of Labor Local 758. He enjoyed fishing, flower gardening, garage sales and appreciated the value in antique items.
Survivors include his daughter, Kimberly Manilla of Lorain; grandchildren, Zachary Fox and Mikayla Keating of Lorain; niece, Victoria Siegle of Clyde; cousin, Bill Lehky of Lorain; aunt, Pauline Kalammer of Mentor; sister-in-law, Carol (Dean) Turner of Sheffield Lake,
Richard was preceded in death by his loving wife of 48 years, Margaret “Peggy” L. Krause; brother, Roy Robert Krause; and sister, Mary Alice Virant.
Friends may call Friday, August 22, 2014 from 10 A.M. until the time of service at 11 A.M. at Wyers-Bollinger Funeral Chapel, 2900 N. Ridge Rd., Elyria. Pastor Jay Roller of Grace Baptist Church in Lorain, will officiate. Burial will follow at Ridge Hill Memorial Park.