Phillip E. Krause

Phillip E. Krause

Jun 12, 1936 - Mar 17, 2009
Memorial services for Phillip E. Krause of Riverton will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 21, at the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.

Cremation has taken place and inurnment will be at Mountain View Cemetery in Riverton at a later date.

Mr. Krause died on Wednesday, March 17, 2009 at his home. He was 72 years old.

Phillip Eugene Krause was born in Green River on June 12, 1936 to Henry Krause and Myrtle (Walters) Krause.

The family moved to Fremont County in 1942, and he grew up in Lander, where he attended Fremont County Vocational High School. Mr. Krause lived most of his adult life in Riverton.

He was a truck driver, having been employed by Christiansen’s Water Service for many years, and worked for Bob Campbell for several years. He also worked in the Gas Hills and for Gilpatrick Construction. Mr. Krause was a member of the Eagles Lodge.

His family said he enjoyed horses and ran packhorse races for 10 years. He also engaged in hunting, fishing, camping in the mountains, music and dancing. The family also said he was very artistic, including painting, drawing and bronze sculptures.

Mr. Krause is survived by his companion, Mary Wise of Riverton; son, Scott Krause and his wife Jennifer of Riverton; daughter, Phillis Willis and her husband Bob of Riverton; five grandchildren, Amanda Willis, Ashley Hoffer and Adria Willis, Tegan Krause and Tayler Paskett Krause; one great grandson, Tyler Clark; brothers, Spencer "Dutch" Krause and his wife Shirley of Lander and Ronald Krause and his wife Darlene of Kinnear; half-brothers and half-sisters, Ernie Krause, Jenny Williams, Barb Gibson and Kathy Barney; step-brother, Joey Parker; numerous nieces and nephews; daughters of Mary Wise, Roberta Schleicher and Susan Tenboer and their children.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Teddy; brother, Richard Krause; sister Hazel "Sis" Helmers; brother-in-law, Ray Helmers, and half-sister, Teri Jean Noski.

Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

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Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.