Lyndon L. Krause
WINNEBAGO — Lyndon L. Krause, age 59, of Winnebago, Minn., passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018, surrounded by those he loved. A funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, May 19, 2018, at First Baptist Church, 205 Cleveland Ave. W. in Winnebago, with Rev. Daren Barnett officiating. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Friday, May 18, 2018, at Spencer-Owen Funeral Home, 345 6th Ave. SE, Winnebago. Spencer-Owen Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements. www.spencerowen.com
Lyndon Leslie Krause was born Oct. 7, 1958, in Winnebago, to Evelyn Iona (Canon) and Raymond Dudley Krause, where he joined Steven and David as the youngest of three sons. Lyndon graduated from Winnebago High School and continued his education at Mankato State earning a degree in business. He spent time farming, working construction and was a master carpenter. He had various entrepreneurial ventures and served on the Board of Directors at First Financial Bank in Winnebago. Lyndon was a member of the First Baptist Church in Winnebago where he held the position of treasurer for more than 20 years. Lyndon married Lana Mitchell Presley on June 8, 1991, in Winnebago. He immediately became a proud father to Jason and Aaron Presley. On March 5, 1992, Lyndon and Lana welcomed their daughter, Amanda Olivia Krause, into the world. Lyn was often seen driving one of his many Astro vans around town. He had a great sense of humor and was known as “Big X”– sporting his suspenders. Lyn’s legacy will live on as that of a generous man because he always looked for ways to bless others. Lyndon is survived by his mother, Evelyn Krause of Winnebago; wife, Lana Krause of Winnebago; daughter, Amanda (Doug) Hair of Sioux Falls, S.D.; stepsons, Jason (Emily) Presley of Kansas City, Kan., and Aaron (Leah) Presley of Hong Kong; brothers, Steven (Becky) Krause and David (Ann) Krause, all of Winnebago; grandsons, Noah, Joshua and Isaac Presley; sister-in-law, Betty (Darrell) Meador of Shawnee, Kan.; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Lyndon was preceded in death by his father, Raymond Dudley Krause; niece, Olivia Gail Krause; and brother-in-law, Richard (Linda) Mitchell. Memorials will be directed to Winnebago Area Community organizations, a special place in Lyndon’s heart.