Miss Krause died Sept. 30, 2011, at St. Clara's
Manor. She had requested that her body be cremated.
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral is in charge of
She lived most of her adult life in Las Vegas,
Nev. For 33 years she worked for Southern Nevada
Telephone Co., first as a toll operator and later as
a service assistant training other operators.
She was born Sept. 22, 1921, in rural Lincoln.
Her parents were William August and Ida Borcharot
She is survived by one sister, Winifred Thompson;
and many loving nieces and nephews, Donna Swart of
San Antonio, Fla., KoAnn Chapman of Carmi, Barb
Wibben of Mason City, Roger Krause of Vandalia, Gene
Krause of Lincoln, Karen Stone of East Peoria, Randy
Krause of Seattle, Wash., Lynde Hays of Rochester,
Ronald Ray of San Diego, Calif., Kathy Gietle of
Springfield, Kevin Thompson of Lincoln and Lisa
Thompson of San Francisco, Calif.
She was also preceded in death by six sisters,
Freida Krause of Lincoln, Leona Mann of Las Vegas,
Nev., Hulda Schaffenacher of Creve Coeur, Matilda
Cantrel of Jackson, Miss., Dorothy Crawford of
Lincoln and LaVora Ray of San Diego, Calif.; and
three brothers, Wallace of Lincoln, William of
Hartsburg and Harold of Beason. Another brother,
Elmer, died at birth.
After retirement, Cecelia enjoyed traveling,
quilting, crocheting, latch hooking and needlepoint.
Fifteen years ago, along with her sister Leona,
Cecelia moved back to Lincoln to be closer to
family. Cecelia lived at Friendship Manor prior to
moving to St. Clara's Manor.
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