Warren F. Krause

January 9, 1931July 10, 2019

Warren F. Krause, 88, of Peoria, passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at Unity Point Health Proctor. He passed away 30 minutes before the 4th Anniversary of his wife Theo’s passing on July 11, 2015. He was born to Elmer and Minnie (Woerner) Krause on January 9, 1931. Warren married Theo M. Schonwise on December 12, 1952. Surviving is son, Steven F. (Deb) Krause; grandson, Eric L. Krause; step granddaughters, Nicole Anderson and Lauren Norris; step great-grandsons, Lochlan Faughn and Ledger Norris; brother, Marvin Krause; 3 nephews; and 1 niece. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters, Shirley Schroeder and Ruth Blackman. Warren served in the US Army during the Korean War. After returning home he returned to work on the Krause Truck Farm and Greenhouses. He retired at age 75. Warren and Theo enjoyed their many trips to all but one of the States and to Europe and Australia. He was an avid hunter all his life, and looked forward to October in Wyoming, hunting for big game. Visitation will be on Friday, July 19, 2019 from 5-7 p.m. at the Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Pastor Pat Monroe will officiate. Burial will be in Lutheran Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Red Cross. The family would like to thank the 3rd floor nursing staff of Proctor Hospital for the care Warren was given the last weeks of his life. Online condolences may be made at


  • Elmer Krause, Father
  • Minnie (Woerner) Krause, Mother
  • Theo M. (Schonwise) Krause, Wife
  • Steven F. (Deb) Krause, Son
  • Eric L. Krause, Grandson
  • Nicole Anderson and Lauren Norris, Step Granddaughters
  • Lochlan Faughn and Ledger Norris, Step Great-grandsons
  • Marvin Krause, Brother
  • Three nephews and one niece
  • Warren was preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters, Shirley Schroeder and Ruth Blackman

  • Eric Krause
  • Jim Mosher
  • Scott Lambert
  • Bill Kulschbach
  • Jake Stouthammer
  • Jon Weddle

  • American Red Cross


20 July

Funeral Service

1:00 pm

Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel

Peoria, Illinois

20 July


Lutheran Cemetery


  • Visitation Friday, July 19, 2019


Warren F. Krause

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