2011-12-29 / Obituaries

Florence M. Krause

Needmore, 86

Florence M. Krause, 86, formerly of Needmore, Pa., died Saturday, December 24, 2011, at Fulton County Medical Center in McConnellsburg.

She was born October 22, 1925, in Clearville, Pa., the daughter of the late J. Russell and Vera McCune Beegle. She was married to the late Guy Krause, who passed away July 9, 1983.

She owned and operated Krause’s Grocery Store in Needmore, from 1961 until 2007, when she retired.

She is survived by seven children: Sarah Smith of Thurmont, Md.; Tom Krause of Needmore; Bonnie Shoemaker of Needmore; Lee Ann Barnhart of Needmore; Eugene Beegle of Clearville; Donna Hockenberry of Everett, and Linda King of Everett; 28 grandchildren, two step-grandchildren and 52 great-grandchildren, three step-great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; and three siblings: Joann Jay of Everett; Betty Mills of Greenville; and John Beegle of Clearville, Pa.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Guy Krause; one son, Marl Beegle; and six siblings.

Funeral services will be held at Needmore Bible Church on Thursday, December 29, 2011, at 11 a.m. with Revs. Doug Poffenberger and William McCommons officiating. Interment will be held at the church cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at www.kelso-corneliusfuneralhome.com.

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