November 2, 1943 – September 23, 2015

Louis Christian Krause III, known as “Chris,” age 71, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully at home while surrounded by his family on Wednesday, September 23, 2015. He is survived by his beloved wife of 37 years, LuWanna (Schutz) Krause.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 3 pm until 5 pm on Sunday, September 27, 2015 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 W. Park Place, Newark, DE. A funeral service will be held at 8:30 am on Monday morning, September 28, 2015, at the funeral home. A committal service with military honors will follow in the chapel of the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Faithful Friends, 12 Germay Drive, Wilmington, DE 19804 or to the Delaware National Guard and Reserve Emergency Assistance Fund (DNGREAF), Attn: MG Vavala, 250 Airport Road, New Castle, DE 19720.

To sign the guestbook, visit For condolence cards: LuWanna Krause, 20 Sunny Bend, Newark DE 19702.


By Nancy Molburg