Susan Margaret Krause A longtime resident of Centralia WA, passed away on December 3, 2019 at the age of 75. She was born on March 20, 1944 in Mount Vernon WA to Jack and Bette McCann.
Sue worked for the Safeway Corporation and was a familiar face at the Centralia location for 25 years. She was always found humming to her own tune while serving customers. Sue always had a smile on her face for everyone that she met.
She enjoyed dining out and socializing with her friends. Sue also enjoyed camping in their motorhome and singing. The most important things to her were her family and Catholic faith.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years John Krause, her children James Krause(wife Teresa), Mary Hinchen(husband Thomas), Paula Pitcock(husband Criss), and Pamela Heauser. Her grandchilden, Brittany Boyd(husband Brian), Frank Krause, John Krause, Thomas Hinchen II, Sarah Hinchen, Brian Hinchen(wife Alex), Christopher Salzsieder(wife Grace), Samantha Dotson(husband Jason), JoAnne Copper(husband Ben), Kevin Heauser(wife Christina), and Austin Heauser. She is also survived by 8 great grandchildren.
There will be a viewing at 5pm on December 18, 2019 followed by the rosary at 7pm, at the Newell-Hoerling’s Chapel in Centralia. There will be a Funeral Mass on December 19 2019 at 11 am at St. Mary’s Catholic Church 225 N Washington Ave, Centralia, WA 98531, Followed by a reception at the church hall. Grave side services will be at Claquato Cemetery at 2pm following the reception.
“It is what it is…and rock on!" (As quoted by Sue)
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