O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

Douglas I. Krause

Douglas I. Krause, age 77, of 130 Central Avenue, Salamanca, New York died Sunday (May 11, 2008) at Bradford Regional Medical Center, Bradford, Pa.

Born on March 8, 1931 in Salamanca, New York he was the son of the late Clarence and Julia Stuart Krause and the step-son of the late Albert Miller who raised him. He was married on November 4, 1952 in Springville, New York to the former Annie Hurlburt who survives.

Mr. Krause was employed at Dresser in Bradford, Pa. for over 25 years prior to his retirement.

He enjoyed antique cars and boats.

Surviving besides his wife are: 2 daughters, Donna (Bernie) LeBlanc, Killbuck, New York, Charmaine (Robert) Stewart, Cape Canaveral, Fla; 11 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a son, Albert " Buddy" Krause, on September 17, 1994, 3 brothers, Clarence Krause, and Roy Krause.

There will be no visitation.

A memorial service will be held in the O'Rourke & O'Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, New York on Wednesday (May 21, 2008) at 3:00 P.M. with Wallace Mapes officiating.

E condolences can be sent to john@orourke-orourke.com