Catherine Theresa Krause, 86, of Bellevue, passed away Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at The Willows at Bellevue.
She was born Aug. 27, 1927, to the late Michael and Amelia (Hay) Beat Jr. She married Arthur "Jack" C. Krause Aug. 26, 1950, at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Attica.
Catherine was a homemaker, worked at Villa Maria and Progress Plastics, a member of St. Gaspar del Bufalo Catholic Church and St. Gaspar's Altar Rosary Society.
She is survived by three sons, Leonard Krause of Bellevue, James (Pat) Krause of Republic and Paul (Candy) Krause of Bellevue; four daughters, Shirley (David) Nielsen of Castalia, Mary (Shelby) Stover of Mansfield, Barb (Chris) Ragle of Bloomville and Carol Bibb of Bellevue; 33 grandchildren; 60 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and three brothers, Clarence Beat of Mansfield, Harold Beat of Attica and Walter Beat of Tiffin.
She also was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Herbert Beat; and great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Long.
Friends will be received from 2-7 p.m. Thursday, May 8, 2014, at Foos and Foos Funeral Service, 151 Yorkshire Place, Bellevue, OH 44811, with the rosary being recited at 1:30 p.m.
Her funeral Mass will begin at 1 p.m. Friday at St. Gaspar del Bufalo, 16209 E. CR 46, Bellevue. Burial will follow at St. Michael's Cemetery, Bellevue.
Memorial donations may be made to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870 or St. Michael's Cemetery Fund.
Online condolences may be made at www.foosfuneral.com.