Albert ĎAlí G. Krause

April 11, 1924 - April 21, 2011

Albert "Al" G. Krause of Waukesha died Thursday, April 21, 2011, at Waukesha Springs at the age of 87. Al was born April 11, 1924, the son of Albert and Helen Krause in Milwaukee.

He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Al was a past commander of American Legion Post 71 in Pewaukee and was a volunteer firefighter in Pewaukee.

Albert will be sadly missed by his sons, Ronald (Lois) Krause, Dennis (Sherry) Krause and David (Karen) Krause, and his stepdaughters, Karen (Victor) Redzinski and Bonnie Hoeppner. Albert is further survived by 13 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Florence; parents; brothers, Richard and Ed; and sisters, Florence and Jean.

Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the 10:30 a.m. funeral service Tuesday, April 26, at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. Entombment to follow at Prairie Home Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family are appreciated.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary or to leave a condolence, visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com.