James "Jim" Krause, Sr, 85, passed away on January 11, 2018 in Concord, NC.
He was born May 31, 1932 to the late Harold and Margaret Krause in Amherst, Ohio.
Jim is survived by his daughter Patricia Baker (Scott) of Concord, NC; sons James Krause, Jr. (Jennifer), Ricky Krause, and Randy Krause; brother Ted Krause; sister Shirley Sharkey; and many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Rosemary; brothers Don Krause, Kenny Krause, and Jerry Krause.
Jim was a Army veteran and proudly served his country in the Korean war. He was known to his family as a loving husband and father. His passions included racing slot cars and cooking. Jim loved cooking at the Tack Room, where he worked for 10 years, in Amherst, OH.
He resided at Crescent Heights, in Concord, where he was famous for his drawings and caricatures. He truly enjoyed life.
Jim will be laid to rest at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery on January 15, 2018 at 11:00 am.