Warren’s life began December 5, 1940, in Benton Harbor, Michigan. Warren was a lifetime area resident making his home in Bainbridge Township for most of his life. He retired from Kaywood Shutter Company in Benton Harbor after 38 years. Warren enjoyed being outdoors, horses, and building, if he was inside you could find him watching wrestling or cowboy movies.
His greatest joy was his large loving family which includes; his wife of 58 years Arvie (Humphreys) Krause; six children Warren (Barbara) Krause of Ripley, MS, Karen Foster of Dover, AR, Laurie (Donald) Orth of Elkhart, IN, Jennifer (Edward Soltesz) Young of St. Joseph, Vernon Krause of Savanah, GA, and Kerry Krause of Houston, TX; over 30 grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; two brothers Donald Krause and William (Lavone) Krause; a daughter-in-law Genevieve Krause; and many nieces and nephews.
Warren died unexpectedly Sunday, August 2, 2020 at Lakeland Medical Center in St. Joseph. His parents Carl and Olive (Shinn) Krause and siblings Gladys, Violet, Fred, Carl and Lillian precede Warren in death. A graveside service celebrating Warren’s life will be Thursday, August 6, at 1:30 PM at North Shore Memory Gardens. You are invited to leave a message of comfort for Warren’s family.
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