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Lyndon L. Krause, age 59, of Winnebago, MN, passed away, on Saturday, May 12, 2018, surrounded by those he loved. Visitation will be Friday, May 18, 2018 from 5-8 Pm at Spencer-Owen Funeral Home 345 6th Ave SE, Winnebago. Funeral Service will be Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 11 AM at First Baptist Church 205 Cleveland Ave W, Winnebago with Rev. Daren Barnett officiating. Spencer-Owen Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements. www.SpencerOwen.com
Lyndon Leslie Krause was born October 7, 1958 to Evelyn Iona (Canon) and Raymond Dudley Krause, in Winnebago 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 his time farming, working construction and was a master carpenter. He had various entrepreneurial ventures and served on the Board of Directors at the 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 SD; step-sons, Jason (Emily) Presley, of Kansas City, KS and Aaron (Leah) Presley, of Hong Kong; brothers, Steven (Becky) Krause and David (Ann) Krause, of Winnebago; grandsons, Noah, Joshua and Isaac Presley; sister-in-law, Betty (Darrell) Meador, of Shawnee, KS; also, many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Lyndon is 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 Area Winnebago Community organizations, a special place in Lyndon's heart.
Published on May 15, 2018
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