Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

June 18, 2013

Gloria Jean Krause


— Gloria Jean Krause of Pittsboro died Saturday at IU Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She was 68.

Born Jan. 2, 1945, in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of the late Russell and Myrtle (Bennett) Meador. She married Ralph David Krause in 1963, and he survives.

Mrs. Krause’s memberships included St. Anthony Catholic Church in Indianapolis and Young at Heart at St. Malachy Catholic Church in Brownsburg.

Also surviving are two daughters, Laurie A. (Brad) Small of Indianapolis and April L. (James) Chludzinski of Elkton, Fla.; a son, Ralph D. Krause Jr. of Loves Park, Ill.; siblings David (Linda) Meador of Indianapolis and Kendall (Diane) Meador of Winchester, Ind.; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

A brother, Gary Meador, also preceded her in death.

Mass of Christian Burial is 11 a.m. June 20 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 337 N. Warman Ave., Indianapolis. Burial will be in Lincoln Memory Gardens, Whitestown. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. June 19 in Strawmyer & Drury Mortuary, 2400 N. Lebanon St., Lebanon.

Online condolences may be sent at StrawmyerDrury.com