Debbie Louise Krause, 67, of Centralia, Wash., passed away December 24, 2022, at Providence Centralia Hospital. Debbie was born in Auburn, Wash., July 9, 1955, to Claude and Nancy (Woods) Tingley. She graduated from Auburn High School in 1973 and moved to Centralia where she met the love of her life, Larry.
She married her sweetheart, Larry Eugene Krause on September 19, 1975 in Kent, Wash. They were happily married for 47 years. For several years, she was employed as a secretary at Providence Centralia Hospital and with the Association of Realtors.
Debbie was a kind and loving woman who loved spending time with her grandkids and her little dog, a Bichon Frise named Fletcher. She enjoyed trips to the beach and mountains; going to hunting camp; watching the Seahawks; and visiting different Casinos.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Claude and Nancy; and mother and father-in-law, Carl and Delores.
Debbie will never be forgotten by her loving husband, Larry; son Toby Krause, his wife, Angie, and grandkids, Dillan and Alexis; son, Monte Krause, his fiancée, Korie, and grandkids, Abby and Jocelyn; special cousins, Terri Mann and Marlene Woods; and her dog, Fletcher.
A memorial celebration has been planned for 2 PM Saturday, February 4, 2023, at the Chehalis Moose Lodge, 1400 Grand Avenue, Centralia. This will be a potluck gathering, so please bring your favorite dish and share some memories with Debbie’s family.