Helen Andrea Krause, of La Crosse, passed away peacefully on April 29, 2019. She was cared for by her family and the loving staff of Lakeview Health Center. Helen was preceded in death by her parents, Anton and Ingeborg Ringstad, her sister, Ingrid Beinhoff, and her son, Howard Stuempert. She is survived by her husband, Roger Krause, brother, Kjeld (Jean) Ringstad, two sons, Bud (Angel) and Monty (Linda) Stuempert, seven step-children, Julie (Scot) Cornish, Debra (Larry) Turrnbull, Kim Lang, Susan Krause, Roger Krause Jr., Mark (Betty) Krause, Richard (Angel) Krause, many grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Helen was a beautiful shining star to all who knew her. We will treasure all our memories of our special times together and know the bonds of love we shared, mean more today than ever. The Krause Family wishes to thank Lakeview Health Center for all of their wonderful care to Helen over the last 5 years. She loved you all. 

A Celebration of life will be held, May 18th, from 2:00pm to 4:00pm at the Gathering Room at Forest Park Apartments, 1230 Badger St., La Crosse, Wisconsin.  Interment on a later date, at Round Lake Cemetery, near McGregor, MN in Aitkin County. 

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