Laverne B. Krause, 92, of Sturgeon Bay, passed away on June 17, 2020, at Sturgeon Bay Health Services. She was born on May 8, 1928, in Door County to Walter and Bertha (Stenzel) Reinhard. In March 1945, she married Richard A. Krause in Milwaukee. Laverne enjoyed gardening, genealogy, crafting, playing cards and visiting with friends and family.
Survivors include two children, Yvonne Denny, Sturgeon Bay; Alfred (Gina) Krause, Maysville, KY; one grandson, Marvin Denny II, Sturgeon Bay; one sister-in-law, Darlene Reinhard, Fish Creek; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Richard; one brother, Jerry Reinhard; brothers and sisters-law; many cousins, and ex. son-in-law, Marvin Denny.
A committal service and burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 25, 2020, at Blossomberg Cemetery in Peninsula Park with Rev. Cory Dahl officiating. Forbes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. On-line condolences may be offered at forbesfuneralhome.com