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March 12, 2013

William A. Krause

William A. Krause

COBLESKILL (Schoharie County) — William A. Krause, 48, of Grosvenor’s Corners Road, died suddenly Saturday, March 9, 2013, at his residence.

William was born May 2, 1964, in Cobleskill, a son of John and Jacqueline (Nethaway) Krause. 

He was a graduate of the former Cobleskill High School and SUNY Cobleskill, where he received a degree in turf grass management. Mr. Krause served as head greenskeeper at Cobleskill Golf & Country Club for many years. He was a golf enthusiast, an avid reader and loved his dog, Vasili.  

Survivors include his parents, Jack and Jackie Krause of Howes Cave; one son, Keith Krause of California; his siblings, Josephine Krause Proctor, Franja Keller, both of Cobleskill, Charles Krause of Worcester, Charlene King of Cobleskill and Amanda Porath of Howes Cave; several nieces and nephews and grandnieces; along with a grandson, Coa.

A graveside memorial service for friends and family will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 26, in the Old Stone Fort Cemetery, Schoharie.  

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of William to Marathon for a Better Life, P.O. Box 268, Warnerville, NY 12187.  

Further information is available at

The Robert A. Guffin Funeral Home is assisting the family during their time of need.

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