LeeAnn Krause (nee Haupt)



LeeAnn Krause (nee Haupt) found peace Friday, March 8, 2013, after a long and courageous battle with leiomyosarcoma at the age of 51. 


She leaves behind her husband, Michael; four sons and daughter-in-law, Joshua (Gina) Dahl, Jacob Dahl, Brandon Krause and Adam Krause; grandson, Tyson Dahl; parents, Ed and Joanne Haupt; brother and sister-in-law, Edward (Mary) Haupt; sister and brother-in-law; Laurie (Kurt) Kujawa; mother- and father-in-law; Donald and JoAnne Krause; brothers- and sisters-in-law, Rick (Cindy) Krause and Kimberly (Shane) Leonard. She is further survived by her nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Anthony and Evelyn Kastigar and Edward and Georgenette Haupt.


LeeAnn was a registered nurse and was always a gentle and kind caregiver to both her family and patients. LeeAnn was a member of the Pewaukee Boat Club.


Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Thursday, March 14, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha. The funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. 


In lieu of flowers, memorials to ProHealth Care Foundation (www.prohealthcare.org/foundation) or UW Carbone Cancer Center (www.uwhealth.org) are appreciated.


A special thanks to AngelsGrace Hospice, Waukesha Memorial-Oncology Department, Dr. Peter Johnson and Dr. Paul Lemarbre for all their compassionate care given to LeeAnn and her family.


Church and Chapel Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 827-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.