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Alpha Krause (born Seely)


Gender: Female

Date of Birth: January 20, 1881

Date of Death: November 9, 1975

Birth Place: Sherwood, OR

Death Place: Newburg, OR

Alpha Seely Krause

Funeral services for Alpha Krause, age 94, lifetime resident of the Sherwood-Wilsonville area, who died November 9, at a Newberg nursing home, were Wednesday, November 12, 2 p.m. at Attrell’s Sherwood Funeral Chapel. Mr. Lloyd A. Melhorn, pastor of the Sherwood Community Friends Church, officiated and interment was at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Sherwood.

Alpha Krause was born the daughter of Joseph B. Seely and the former Mary Jane Smith in Sherwood, Oregon on January 20, 1881. She was a native Oregonian, living in the Sherwood-Wilsonville area all her active life. Alpha was the fifth child and the last to pass on in the family of 7 boys and 6 girls. She attended Pleasant Hill grade school. On October 13, 1900, she was married to Herman C. Krause at the Sherwood Congregational church. Her lifetime was spent in caring for her family and helping with the farm work. Mr. Krause preceded her in death in December31, 1963. She was active until going to the nursing home in May of 1973.

Surviving are: One son, Frank Krause of Sherwood; one daughter, Mrs. Otto (Pearl) Jaeger of Wilsonville; three grandchildren, Mrs. Raymond Dreeszen, Astoria, Oregon, Fred Jaeger, Sherwood, and Don Jaeger, Wilsonville, and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives

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[Great-granddaughter of SGS # 3052 – Alpha; Joseph Bem/Benjamin; Lucius Alexander; Bishop (#3052); Stephen Bishop (#1323); John; John S; Obadiah; Obadiah; Obadiah]

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