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Mary Krause

November 30, 1950 — April 23, 2021

Mary Krause

Mary Beth Krause, 70, of Bridgman passed away on Friday, April 23, 2021 at Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital, Grand Rapids.

A graveside service will be held 1 pm Thursday, May 6, 2021 at Graceland Cemetery, Bridgman. Online condolences accepted at

Mary was born November 30, 1950 in Syracuse, New York. the daughter of the late Richard and Agnes (Jagelski) Decker. On July 27, 1991 she married her loving husband William and they shared 29 years together. She worked in sales at J.C. Penny in South Bend and at Michigan Tube in Eau Claire. Mary loved her cats Gracie,Casper, Shoulder and Missie, she  enjoyed reading, the outdoors and wild life. She had a soft and caring heart for others she enjoyed helping others, making them happy when they was down and bringing their spirits up by doing extra special things to make them feel extra special in their world. She had a close relationship with Mary Bartlett who raised her and refined the tender loving care and big heart  that Mary Beth Krause has. Mary Bartlett gave her and always called her  My Little Missie and love her dearly. She will be missed and love forever and will never be forgotten.

Mary is survived by her husband, William Robert Krause.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Boyd Chapel of Pike Funeral and Cremations Service, 9191 Red Arrow Hwy. Bridgman.

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Thursday, May 6, 2021

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