Elroy C. Krause

A funeral service in honor of Elroy C. Krause of Germantown will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at St. Johnís Church (2885 Division Road, Jackson, WI 53037). Elroy went to eternal peace on Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2006 at the age of 85. The Rev. Paul Mittermaier will officiate the service. Visitation will be held at St. Johnís Church only on Friday, from 4 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 7 p.m. Interment will take place at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 23 at St. Johnís Cemetery in Jackson. The Phillip Funeral Homes in West Bend are serving the family.

Elroy was born on Jan. 25, 1921 in Rockfield to Louis and Alma Krause. On Oct. 28, 1950, he married Myrtle A. Kasten at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedarburg. Elroy enjoyed farming and Green Market.

Elroy is survived by Myrtle (nee Kasten), his loving and devoted wife of 56 years. He was the loving father of Mary Lynn (Vernon) Prost of Richfield; the proud grandfather of Darick, Quinn (Tina), Travis (Heidi) and Austin; and great-grandfather of Summer and Reid. He is further survived by his sister Elda Kasten; his niece Marlene; and other relatives and friends.

Elroy was preceded in death by his son David; his parents; and his brother-in-law Armin Kasten.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Johnís Church in Jackson are appreciated. For online condolences, please visit www.phillipfuneralhome.com.