Roger  Krause

Roger A. Krause

Wednesday, March 7th, 1928 - Sunday, October 4th, 2020
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Reisterstown, MD

Roger A. Krause, 92, a resident of Reisterstown MD, who was a loving and devoted husband, father and
grandfather, passed away Sunday, October 4, 2020 at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore following a
period of failing health.

Roger was born March 7, 1928 in Waltham, MA, the son of William J. and Bess Alderman Krause, and attended local schools, before enrolling in Norwich University, earning an Engineering Degree. As a member of the Old Guard, he was looking forward to celebrating his 70th reunion this year.

Achieving Captain, Roger was very proud of his 15 years of service in the U.S. Army Signal Corps, serving in 3 wars. In addition to Korea and Vietnam he was stationed in Paris, serving at SHAPE, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe. While there he and Shirley traveled extensively making treasured memories. In civilian life he worked at Western Electric and later in civil service for the Navy in Crystal City, VA.

Later he enjoyed playing board games while vacationing with his family in Maine.
He was a long time member of the Reisterstown United Methodist Church, and member of their choir for over 30 yrs.. In recent times he was a member of the Senior Songbirds at the Reisterstown Community Center.

Roger is predeceased by his brother David L. Krause.

Survivors include his wife Shirley Marsh Krause, their son Peter Krause and his wife Eileen,
all of Reisterstown, MD, their son Thomas Krause and his wife Laura of Yarmouth, ME, and
three grandchildren.

A private ceremony will be held at Bibber Memorial Chapel, Summer St. Kennebunk ME.
Interment will follow in his family’s lot in Pine Grove Cemetery, West Kennebunk, with
military honors.

Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the “DAV” (Disabled American Veterans) at, or “Autism Speaks” at

To share a memory or leave a message of condolence, please visit Roger’s Book of Memories
Page at
Arrangements are in care of Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer Street, Kennebunk, ME
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