David Krause

David K. Krause

Monday, December 3rd, 1945 - Saturday, September 19th, 2020
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KRAUSE – David K., 74, of Ferrellton, went to be with the Lord September 19, 2020 at Somerset Hospital. Born December 3, 1945 in Jenner Township, Somerset County. Son of Harry G. and Alma R. (Kaufman) Krause. Preceded in death by parents, an infant sister, brothers James, Fred, Ronald and Jerry and nephews Dwight and Jeremy Krause. Survived by wife of 44 years Barbara A. (Butcher) Krause; son Kyle D. Krause married to Alyssa A. (Godin); grandson Sebastian I. Krause; sister Rita J. married to Bill Varney; sisters-in-law Patricia (Saylor) Krause, Donna (Holsopple) Krause and Debra (Butcher) McCusker and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and cousins. A 1963 graduate of JBJ Joint High School, Boswell. A U.S. Army veteran of Vietnam War. Self-employed Accountant for former Krause & Wojnarowski of Boswell. Owner/Operator of Krause’s Soft Freeze, Jennerstown until 1990. Dave enjoyed selling Pampered Chef products for over 15 years. Member of Christian Community Church, Stoystown where he loved to cook and bake for church events. He enjoyed spending time with his grandson and 2 special cats. He was an avid reader and solver of crossword puzzles. He also had a ministry of encouragement of sending notes and cards to people. Viewing from 4-8PM Tuesday at Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Boswell with face coverings and social distancing please. Funeral service 10AM Wednesday at Christian Community Church with Rev. Charles T. Kelly presiding. No viewing at the church. Interment Jennerstown Lutheran Cemetery. Donations in David’s memory may be sent to Christian Community Church, 2610 Lincoln Hwy., Stoystown, PA 15563. To express condolences, make a donation, order flowers or plant a memorial tree, visit
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Hoffman Funeral Home - Boswell
    409 Main Street
    BOSWELL, PA 15531
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  • Service

    Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020 | 10:00am
    Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020 10:00am
    Christian Community Church
    2610 Lincoln Highway
    BOSWELL, PA 15531
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    Pastor Charles T. Kelly
  • Interment

    Jennerstown Lutheran Cemetery
    1673 East Pitt Street
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Donations are being accepted for: Christian Community Church.


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Posted at 03:27pm
My deepest sympathies to the Krause family. Many fond memories of Dave his brothers and sister Rita. Sending prayer of comfort from our Lord and savior Jesus Christ. I am so happy To hear Dave was saved. Sending huge hugs to Rita and Donna whom I spent many hours with.

Debra (Butcher) McCusker

Posted at 05:06pm
Dave really put his mind and will to turning his life around after some early struggles. I admired the man's steadfastness. He was a loving husband and good father and I know how much he will be missed.

Rest now, fine sir.

Love, Somerset KSLA

Posted at 04:04pm
Our deepest sympathies on the loss of your beloved David. May he rest in the peace of God. From all of your friends at Somerset KSLA.
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Mary harr

Posted at 03:32pm
So sorry .. such a sweet man. I'm glad God put brother Dave in my life . Fly high brother Dave till we meet again.

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