In Loving Memory Of

Jacob "Jake" Krause

August 22, 1930 - September 15, 2011


Jacob “Jake” Krause, resident of Grande Prairie since 1976, formerly of the Saskatoon area, passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2011 at the age of 81 years. Jacob (Jake) Krause was born August 22, 1930 to Jacob and Helena (Kroeker) Krause at Langham, Saskatchewan. He accepted Christ as his personal Savior in his late teens. He was baptized on April 18, 1950. He loved to sing and praise his Lord. In 1952, he married Lorraine Wall. This marriage was blessed with ten children. His family was his pride and joy. He had his own hockey team and played softball on the same team with his boys. He was a farmer at heart. An ice maker in winter and a Ball Park manager in summer. He worked at the Robin Hood flour mills for 3 years. He helped build many churches. He helped build the Hepburn Bethany Bible School Tabernacle. He was never without a job. He was predeceased by his parents Jacob and Helena Krause; brother Henry; and sister in-law Shirley. His parents in-law Henry and Sarah Wall; sister in-law Katie Wall and niece Dorothy; brother in-law Conrad and brother in-law Oscar. He is survived by his wife Lorraine and their ten children: Gerald (Carey), Mervin (Ellen), Eugene (Karin), Robert (Judy), Annabelle (Jim), Gloria (David), Harvey (Deanne Farias), Patricia (Garth), Marilyn (Jarrod), Timothy (Ginger); 45 grandchildren, step-grandchildren and their spouses; 17 great-grandchildren; two brothers; four sisters and spouses, many nieces and nephews; and many friends and relatives. Funeral service will be held at the Grande Prairie Alliance Church (15502 102 Street)on Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. A viewing will be held prior to the service at the Church. Memorial donations may be made to the Grande Prairie Alliance Church or the Q.E.II Hospital Foundation - Palliative Care.


Our thoughts & prayers are with you during this sad time.

posted by Donna & Barry Schmidt, Grande Prairie, Ab. : Sep 18, 2011


Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.

posted by Dennis & Pat McAusland, Spirit River, Alberta : Sep 18, 2011


Lorraine, you are in my prayers. My deepest sympathy to you and the family.

posted by Ann Bate, GP : Sep 19, 2011


Lorraine & Family Sorry we can't make it to the funeral, Our thoughts and Prayers are with you at this time. Milton & Helen Lepp

posted by Milton Helen Lepp, Hepburn Sask : Sep 17, 2011


We hope that you all find comfort in the wonderful memories he left for you. Our sympathies to all the family.

posted by Anton & Sonja Kary, Grande Prairie, Alberta : Sep 15, 2011


Sad to hear of your loss, Gene and Family. Blessings Bruce and Cathy

posted by Bruce and cathy Little, Grande Prairie : Sep 15, 2011


Good memories playing hockey with you Jake. Good times with the Sexsmith old timers. We surely miss those days and are passing our condolences to your family.

posted by Garry & Eleanor Harrison, Enderby, BC : Sep 15, 2011


Dear Lorraine & Family - I'm so sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to all of you during this difficult time. So many great memories come back from years gone by. May all the wonderful memories you have comfort you in the days ahead. Thinking of you with love and sympathy.

posted by Bev Larsen, Saskatoon SK : Sep 15, 2011


Our sincere condolences to all the Krause family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

posted by Calvin & Donna Conrad, Sherwood Park : Sep 16, 2011


We are very sorry to hear of your loss, may the special memories be a comfort to you all.

posted by Roger and Armella Frenette, Saskatoon, Sask. : Sep 17, 2011


It was an honor to have been a part of Jake's life, as a family growing up, at the balldiamonds, and as a part of God's family.We feel it was such a privilege to have our last visit last sunday and get a chance to say goodbye.Your family will always be special to us. Thank you for sharing your life path. Our sympathy and prayers will be with you in the days ahead. Know we care. Love Gary and Cheryl

posted by Gary and Cheryl Hawkes, Grande Prairie, Alberta : Sep 17, 2011


Grandpa, I think of you often up there in heaven singing the hymns that you love so well. We miss you and we will continue to miss you until we see your smiling face when we arrive in heaven too! Love, Erin.

posted by Erin Janzen, Grande Prairie : Mar 07, 2012



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