Leora ETHEL 'CHUCK' Krise


WALTON - Leora Ethel "Chuck" Krise, 98, Walton, passed away at 4:30 a.m. Friday, March 4, 2016, at her daughter Sally's home.
She was born on Oct. 11, 1917, in New London, to Allen and Fern (Combs) Carson. On May 15, 1937, Leora married David E. Krise, who passed away on Feb. 7, 1991.
Leora was a 1935 New London High School graduate. She and David were the owners of a grocery store in Young America for 10 years.
She was a homemaker who also worked for the Cass County Sheriff's Department, Kokomo Pump Supply from 1977 to 1981, Deacon Elementary School and was elected Eel Township Assessor. She was a volunteer for Thompson Elementary School well into her eighties.
Leora was a long time member of the Logansport Church of Christ.
Survivors include her son, Larry (Terrie) Krise, Clarksville; daughters, Sally Bowyer, Walton, Patricia (John) Irwin, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and Sonja (Bruce) Merrell, Hawaii; grandchildren, Kelly (Joyce) Krise, Karla (Luis) Quiroz, Thomas (Christina) Egan, Tami Egan, Michael (Jessie) Krise, Brenda (Mike) Burk, Lori (Mark) Maupin, Elizabeth (Robb) Merrell, T.J. (Heidi) Merrell, and Philip ("R") Merrell; seven great-grandchildren, Jordan Quiroz, Carly James, Amanda Quiroz, Jazman Robarge, Devon Harper, Michael Burk, Tressie Hansen and Maci Rose Maupin; great-great-grandchildren, Meela Hansen, Baylor Burk, Isabela Quiroz and Kaylynn Robarge.
Leora was preceded in death by her parents, Allen and Fern Carson; husband, David Krise; two brothers; one sister; and son in-law, Joseph M. Bowyer.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 8, at the Shirley & Stout Jefferson Street Chapel, 414 W. Jefferson St., Kokomo, with Pastor Jeff Strite officiating. Burial will follow in Albright Cemetery.
Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to the Logansport Church of Christ Building Fund. Stout & Son Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.stoutandson.com.
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Published on March 6, 2016
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