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Preston William Krause
1921 - 2006

Source:  Sharon McNary, <sjmcn @ msn . com>, July 2013
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Our Heavenly Father called Preston home suddenly on Friday, December 29, 2006. He is now with his Lord, his father and mother, eight older siblings and first- born daughter Catherine Bachus.

Preston was born on August 4, l921 at Spicewood, Texas to Charles and Celie McInnish Krause. In l941 he married Leta Smith and they celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary in November. He farmed, ranched, hunted and fished. He was the owner of Krause Korner at Spicewood for four years and then went into the dairy business at Buda, Texas for several years.

After moving to Austin, Texas, he owned Krause Motors for over 46 years, retiring at age 83. Known as PK, he was highly regarded for his honesty and integrity in business dealings and his love for hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his wife Leta, son-in-law James Bachus son Gary and wife Gail; daughter Jane and husband Otto Hallgren; seven grandchildren; three great grandchildren; brother Vernon and wife Dorothy of Corpus Christi and many close relatives.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, January 2 from 6:00 till 8:00 p.m. at Harrell Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday at Haynie Flat Cemetery in Spicewood with Reverend Ron Hicks, retired Baptist minister and long-time friend, officiating.

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