Earl L. Krause, 86, passed away Monday, Nov. 25, 2019 at Matthews of Wrightstown.
He was born Nov. 10, 1933 in Sheboygan Falls, son of the late Frederick and Mamie (Herbst) Krause.
Earl graduated from Kiel High School in 1952. He spent a year at Milwaukee School of Engineering before being drafted into the U.S. Army. He was part of their Signal Corp being stationed at Ft. Leonardwood, Missouri, and then Ft. Meade, Maryland.
Earl settled in Manitowoc and was employed with Hamilton Mfg. in Two Rivers, Aluminum Specialty and F. C. Heiden in Manitowoc before moving to Appleton and working for Mutual Service Insurance Co as a safety engineer.
Earl enjoyed skiing, golfing, reading, and fishing.
Survivors include his four children, Cheryl (Joe) Bosko, Sue Sasse, Steve (Anne) Krause, and Chris (Michael) Johnson; nine grandchildren; brother Fred Krause; step-sister Ruth Langenhahn; and step-brother Henry Langenhahn.
A private family service will be held and burial will follow in Sheboygan Falls Cemetery. In lieu of flowers a memorial is being established for NAMI Fox Valley, 211 E. Franklin St., Appleton, WI 54911.
Westgor Funeral Home of Neenah is handling arrangements. Condolences may be left at www.westgorfuneralhomes.com.