Krause was born July 8, 1915, in Shiner to Rudolfo Otto and Beatrice Smith Krause.
He is preceded in death by his parents, and a daughter, Carol Barecky.
Survivors include his wife, Helen Krause of Refugio; one daughter, Nancy Martin of Sandia; two sons, David Krause and Michael Krause, both of Refugio; one sister, Bertha Peterson of San Antonio; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
A rosary was recited on Wednesday, April 7 at 7 p.m. at Moore Funeral Home Chapel.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, April 8, at 2 p.m. at Our Lady of Refuge Catholic Church.
Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.