DARIEN – Cledyth "Tootie" Luella Krause, age 90, of Darien passed away on Monday, February 23, 2015 at her home. She was born in Belle Plaine, IA on May 17, 1924 to Alva and Hilda (Sparrowgrove) Heller. Cledyth was united in marriage to Victor “Kenneth” Krause on May 11, 1946 in Williams Bay. Victor passed away October 12, 1991. Cledyth worked as an assembly worker at Heavy Duty Electric in Lake Geneva for many years. She enjoyed knitting and playing cards.
Cledyth is survived by her seven children, Gary Krause, of Darien, Dennis (Faryl) Krause, of Delavan, Wayne (Barb) Krause, of Janesville, Randall Krause, of FL, Cheryl (Neal) Wilear, of FL, Dale Krause, of Delavan, and Scott (Molly) Krause, of Pleasant Prairie, WI; 14 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; siblings, Glenn, Kenny (Donna), Loretta, and Nita; and former daughter in law, Margie. Cledyth is preceded in death by her husband Victor “Kenneth”; her parents; and five brothers, Al, Bert, Walter, Merlin, and Lyle.
Family will greet friends from 9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M. on Monday, March 2, 2015 at the Monroe Funeral Home, 604 E. Walworth Ave. Burial will take place at Roselawn Memory Gardens in Lake Geneva.