PARAMUS, N.J. -- Ruth Krause, of Paramus, died Thursday, Aug. 18. She was 96.
Before retiring at 73, she worked for Rexnord Corp. in Paramus as a machinist.
She was a colorful, feisty person full of life who enjoyed cooking, baking and caring for her family. She lived independently until her death.
She was the wife of the late Harold Krause (1994); mother of Harold Krause and his wife Elaine of Derry, N.H., Ruthie Krause of Paramus and the late Robert Krause (1993); grandmother of Cher Knight and her husband Brooke of Boston; great-grandmother of Beatrix Knight; and sister of Joseph Morrell and his wife Carol of Sun City West, Ariz.
Services were conducted privately.