Walter Edwin Krause Jr

Walter Edwin Krause Jr, 71, of Front Royal, VA passed away September 16, 2020 at Winchester Medical Center.
A gathering for family and friends will be held at Maddox Funeral Home, 105 West Main Street Front Royal, VA, 22630, on Thursday September 24, 2020 at 6PM. Funeral Services will take place on Friday September 25, 2020 at 11AM. Services will be officiated by Sammy Campbell at Maddox Funeral Home.

Mr. Krause was born December 26, 1948 in Front Royal, VA to Walter E. Krause Sr. and Mary Moore Krause Blaisdell. He lived in Flint Hill, VA until he returned from the military and then moved to Front Royal, VA.

Mr. Krause served in the U S Army. He served in Vietnam from 1969-1970. He attended Flint Hill Baptist church as a youth. He was a member of the American Legion Post #53, Front Royal Moose Lodge #829, VFW, Harley Owners Group of Winchester VA and rode with the Helltown Riders. He was a member of the Flint Hill Fire Department and a lifetime member of the Front Royal Volunteer Fire Department. He was a heavy equipment operator with William Hazel until retirement. Walter was an avid hunter and loved fishing. He was a past member of the Massanutten Archery Club. His recent passion was going for rides on his Harley Trike.

He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Sue Pearson Krause, his mother, Mary Moore Krause Blaisdell, his daughter, Kimberly Krause Darr (fiancé Robert Cameron), son Walter E. Krause III (wife Patricia Krause), Grandson Larry “Trey” Darr III (wife Brittany Darr), Grandson Lucas Krause, and Great Grandson Bryson Darr. He is preceded in death by his father Walter E. Krause Sr.

Arrangements are being handled by Maddox Funeral Home.

  11 comments for “Walter Edwin Krause Jr

  1. Brenda Moreland
    September 21, 2020 at 7:45 pm

    Sue my sincere sympathy’s on Walter’s passing. Sending prayers to you and your family during this time. Ed & Brenda Moreland

  2. Jamie Walton
    September 21, 2020 at 9:20 pm

    So sorry for your loss. You all are in out thoughts and prayers.

  3. Ginger Russell Kidwell
    September 22, 2020 at 1:20 am

    Mary and Sue, I am so sorry to get the news of Walter passing. It seems that words can not come to anyone when you get the news of people you know are passing. Do hope the Lord will be with your family at this time. With Warm Regards, Ginger Russell Kidwell

  4. Michael Boyd
    September 22, 2020 at 1:28 pm

    Rest easy sir! You will be missed by so many. You will always have a place in my family’s heart.

  5. Mary (Kakie) Cottrill
    September 23, 2020 at 2:26 am

    Sending my condolences and prayers for the entire Krause family.

  6. Walter and Debbie
    September 23, 2020 at 2:24 pm

    Prayers to you and your family, you are in our thoughts

  7. Roger Ritenour
    September 23, 2020 at 7:53 pm

    Sue, My Condolences to You and your Family.

  8. Charlotte Moore Venskoske
    September 24, 2020 at 4:57 pm

    Sue and family, I am so sorry to hear of Walter’s passing. I pray the transition for you and the family will be easy with the knowledge he is in a better place. God bless you and stay safe.

  9. Madeline M Martin
    September 25, 2020 at 2:23 pm

    Kim, Sue, and family,
    So sorry to hear of Walters passing. Your family is in our hearts and Prayers!

  10. Wanda Darr
    September 28, 2020 at 11:48 pm

    So sorry for your loss.
    Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers
    God bless you and your family.

  11. Janet Y. Ford
    October 15, 2020 at 4:43 am

    Sue and Mary, I was very sad to hear of Walter’s passing. I was in school with Walter in high school. It was good to see him at the last reunion we had in Flint Hill. My condolences are with you and the family.

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