Howard Krause, 77, of Great Valley, New York, died Friday, January 24, 2014 at the Absolute of Salamanca, Salamanca, New York.
Born January 27, 1936 in Salamanca, New York, he was the son of the late Vernet and Christina Nitz Krause.
Mr. Krause started Krause Construction Company with his father in 1965 and his brother, Charles joined the firm later.
Surviving are: 2 brothers, Charles (Hildagarde) Krause and Loren (Margaret) Krause, both of Great Valley, New York; 1 sister, Mary Frank, Little Valley, New York.
There will be no visitation.
A graveside service will be held in Green Cemetery on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 2 P.M. with Pastor Joe Pascoe, of Little Valley United Methodist Church, officiating.
Burial will be in Green Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the O'Rourke & O'Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, New York
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