Leo P Krise Sr.

December 16, 1930January 24, 2019

Leo P. “Sonny” Krise Sr., 88, of Woodland, passed away Thursday, January 24, 2019 at Mountain Laurel Nursing Home. He was born on December 16, 1930 in Clearfield, the son of the late Paul and Maude (Mains) Krise. On July 14, 1950 he married Florence Lucy (Laird) Krise, who preceded him in death on November 11, 2005. Leo graduated from Clearfield Area High School in 1949. He worked in logging and sawmill lumber business, also at Clearfield School District from 1956 to 1996; and mowed the Bradford Cemetery for 14 years. He was a member of National Turkey Federation, Goshen Sportsmen Club, Mosquito Creek Sportsmen’s Club, BJW Fire Company and a member of the NRA. Leo was a member of the Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church for over 50 years, holding many positions within the church. Leo is survived by his six children: Ella “Dolly” Nickol, Gary (Sue) Krise, Sharon (Craig) Owens, Leo Jr. (Sharon) Krise all of Shiloh, Gail (Denny) McDowell of Morrisdale and Christine (Ray) Spencer of Grampian; ten grandchildren and eighteen great grandchildren; a brother, Ronald (Norma) Krise and a sister, Mona Strong. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, sister, Nellie Maines and son-in-law, Ivan Nickol. A funeral service will be held at 11am on Monday, January 28, 2019 at Bennett and Houser Funeral Home, Inc. with Pastor Gregg Kohlhepp officiating. Burial will be in Bradford Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday, January 27, 2019 from 6-9pm at the funeral home. An additional hour of viewing will be held from 10am on Monday until the hour of services. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to: Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church “Building Fund”:115 lake St. Woodland, PA 16681 or Bradford Cemetery Association: PO Box 468 Clearfield, PA 16830. Please go online to share memories and online remembrances at or


  • Funeral Service Monday, January 28, 2019

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