David P. Krause, 63, of Highland, IL, died Sunday, November 6, 2016, after battling pancreatic cancer, at his residence with his family by his side.
David was born August 22, 1953, to John and Barbara (nee Brownfiel) Krause in New Baltimore, MI. On May 22, 1985, he married Judy Miller in Manassas, VA.
He served in the United States Air Force in the Security Police Department and later served as 1st Sergeant. He retired from the Air Force at Scott AFB, IL, with 24 years’ service.
He lived in this area for 30 years and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and gardening. He had a passion for Appaloosa Horses—bred, raised, and sold National and World Champion Appaloosas.
He is survived by his Wife, Judy Krause, Highland, IL; Children, Jason (Vicky) Krause, Granite City, IL, and April Bushaw, Fisher, MN; Grandchildren, Steven Zeigler, Jenna Krause, Jarrod Krause, Cassandra Bushaw, Jack Krause; Stepfather, Eugene Lee; Sister, Karen Wilkins, Ann Arbor, MI; Stepsisters, Tammy O’Donnell, Pamela Krause, Cinda Lee, Shelly (Chris) Knowlton; Fur Babies, Jagger Krause and Sadie Grace Krause; Nieces and Nephews.
He was preceded in death by his Father, John Krause and Mother, Barbara Lee.
Memorials may be made to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.
Memorial Visitation: Friday, November 11, 2016, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM, at Meridith Funeral Home, Highland, IL.
Interment at a later date.