Violet Twist Krause
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LINCOLN -- Violet M. Twist Krause, 87,
of Lincoln, died Friday, Aug. 5, 2011, at 1:47 a.m. at The Christian
Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Lincoln Christian Church,
with Stuart Couve and Ryan Edgecombe co-officiating. Visitation will
be 2-5 p.m. Sunday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in
Lincoln and one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday.
Burial will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Union Cemetery,
Mrs. Krause was a retired elementary
teacher. She taught for District 27 in Lincoln and
also at Christian Elementary School in Springfield
and at Clinton Elementary School.
She was born on Dec. 26, 1923, in Emden. Her
parents were Ricus and Margaret "Alice" Earl Wiekert.
She married Oliver M. Twist on March 1, 1944, in
Corpus Christi, Texas, and he preceded her in death
on June 26, 1960. She later married Otto O. Krause
on Dec. 21, 1986, and he preceded her in death on
Oct. 4, 2003.
She is survived by three sons, Matthew A. Twist
of Moline, Milo O. (and Sherry) Twist of Washington
and Robert (and Donna) Twist of Elkhart; two
sisters, Evelyn Skoug of Eau Claire, Wis., and
Dorothy Snyder of Rockford; two grandchildren; and
She was also preceded in death by one
granddaughter, Sonya Twist, and one sister, Arline
She was a member of Lincoln Christian Church and
Illinois Retired Teachers Association.
She was a graduate of Lincoln Christian College
and received her master's degree in elementary
education from Illinois State University.
Memorials may be made to Lincoln Christian Church
or Christian Village.
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