||July 20, 1985 in Lake Charles, Louisiana|
||July 21, 1985 in
Graceland Cemetery, Lake Charles,
Della Alma Sherard|
Della Goos Bel|
||April 15, 1925 in
First Methodist Episcopal Church, Lake Charles,
||May 17, 1975 in Lake Charles,
Louisiana (death of wife)|
||Della Bel "Dudie"
American Press, Sunday, July 21, 1985, p. 4:
Funeral services for Rudolph Edward Krause, 86, of 239 Shell
Beach Drive will be at 2 p.m. today, July 21, in Episcopal
Church of the Good Shepherd.
The Rev. Hollis R. Williams Jr.
assisted by the Rev. Dr. Ernest F. Bel and the Rev. Robert
John Dodwell will officiate. Burial will be in Graceland
Cemetery under direction of Hixson Funeral Home.
Mr. Krause died Saturday in his
He served in the Student Army
Training Corps at Tulane University where he received a B.S.
degree in 1920. He served in the U. S. Marine Corps from
June 9, 1942, to Dec. 19, 1943, during World War II.
He was a landman and forester for
Krause and Managan Lumber Co. from 1923-1935 then was
president and manager of Krause-Foster Finance Co. until
1943. He was landman and general manager, Quatre Parish Co.
and Bel Estate from 1944 until retirement in 1954.
Mr. Krause served as a member and
treasurer of the Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District
from 1961-1964 and was a past-president of the Lake Charles
YMCA and trustee of the Lake Charles Public Library from
A 32nd degree Mason, he was a Master
Mason of Lake Charles Lodge 165 F&AM and a member of the
Lake Charles Consistory of Scottish Rite Masons.
He was the member with the greatest
longevity of the Lake Charles Rotary Club, having been a
member since 1924. He served as president in 1925-1926.
Mr. Krause was a member of Sigma
Alpha Epsilon Fraternity at Tulane and affiliated with
chapters at Cornell University and the University of
Washington during post-graduate study in forestry. He served
as president, secretary and honorary secretary of the Lake
Charles Alumni Chapter. he was a member of the Louisiana and
American Forestry associations.
Mr. Krause was first king of the
Krewe of Contraband in 1964 and was a member of the Lake
Charles Country Club and Pioneer Club.
Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Lucille
Beardsley Krause; two daughters, Mrs. Della K. Thielen and
Katherine K. Blake, all of Lake Charles; two sisters, Mrs.
Elizabeth Partridge of Phoenix, Ariz., and Mrs. Alma Foster
of Shreveport, five grandchildren and two