|Sue Krause, 51|
|Written by TRF Times|
East Grand Forks - Sue Krause, 51, formerly of Thief River Falls, died on Sunday, October 17, 2004 at her home in East Grand Forks.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 23, at St. Bernard’s Church in Thief River Falls, with Father Tim McGee presiding. Casket bearers include nephews, Steve Millner, Bryan Delorme, Scott Millner, Corey Delorme, Jim Mattson, Nic Delorme and Eddy Delorme. Interment will be at St. Bernard’s Cemetery, Thief River Falls.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, October 22, at Johnson Funeral Service in Thief River Falls, with a 7 p.m. prayer service and for one hour prior to services at the church on Saturday.
Suzanne Marie Delorme was born August 10, 1953 in Red Lake Falls, to Ernest and Noella (Derosier) Delorme. She was baptized in Brooks and confirmed in Thief River Falls. She grew up and attended elementary school at St. Bernard’s School, graduated from Lincoln High School in Thief River Falls and attended Northland Community College, Thief River Falls. Recently she obtained an Associates Degree for medical billing and as a paralegal. While in high school, Sue was employed at Northwestern Bell Telephone Company. She moved to Minneapolis and then back to Thief River Falls. Later she moved to Norfolk, VA and moved back to Thief River Falls in November of 1975.
On May 22, 1971, Sue was united in marriage to Alan Krause in Thief River Falls. To this union a daughter, Kelly Lynn was born July 1, 1974. Sue owned and operated an in-home daycare for many years and published a daycare income tax record keeping book. She also worked for the State of Minnesota as a Food Inspector. In 2000, Sue moved to North Dakota and recently to East Grand Forks, N.D.
Sue was very good hearted. She liked to make memory crafts for family and loved ones, made silk floral arrangements, collected clowns and loved to read. But most of all she was very devoted to her family, especially her grandsons.
Sue was a member of St. Bernard’s Church, Thief River Falls.
Survivors include Kelly (Jim) Van Schaick of Thief River Falls; two grandchildren; of Thief River Falls; mother, Noella Delorme, Thief River Falls; brothers and sisters, Roy (Evelyn) Delorme of Venice, Fla., Marlys Millner of Shakopee, Richard (Cindy) Delorme of St. Cloud, Margaret Mattson of Blaine; Russell (Karen) Delorme of Moorhead and Michael (Tom Weiland) Delorme of Fridley and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Alan; father, Ernest; brother, Ronald Delorme; grandparents and brother-in-law, Dennis Mattson; and great-nephew, William O’Hara. A00003B2004OT20