Jane Krause

Jane Krause

DULUTH Jane Carol Krause Krause, Jane Carol (Lodewyk, Stevens) age 82 of Duluth, GA, deeply beloved wife of Raymond C. Krause, went to be with the Lord April 15, 2013, at Peachtree Christian Hospice in Duluth. Jane is survived by her devoted husband Ray; her daughters, Mary Beth Stevens of Santa Rosa, CA; Linda Stevens of Mt. Clemens; Judith Stevens of Detroit; Carol Lynn Stevens of Rochester; her brother William (Bernice) Lodewyk; her grandchildren Ernest, Crystal, Jamie, Lindsey and Elizabeth; great grandchildren; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cherished friends. Jane met her husband Ray in Grosse Pointe, MI. They relocated together and married in Duluth, GA, where they focused creative talents to design and develop their stylish home of forty years. A gracious hostess, Jane supported her husband Rays career in communications with RCA, RCA Americom, Scientific Atlanta and OKI. Prior to her marriage to Ray, Jane distinguished herself as a highly regarded fashion display coordinator at J.L. Hudson and at Jacobsens Department Stores. While at J.L. Hudson, she annually coordinated costumes for the Thanksgiving Day Parade. A multi-talented artist and designer, Janes creative works were expressed in painting, drawing, sculpture, woodcraft, photography, fashion and interior design, baking and esthetic gardening. She also wrote and illustrated greeting cards as well as childrens books. Jane graduated from St. Pauls High School in Grosse Pointe and attended Arts and Crafts College of Detroit (College for Creative Studies). Jane was preceded in death by her parents Alger Lodewyk and Georgiana(Bethuy)Lodewyk, her brother Robert and former late husband William E. Stevens. Memorial Visitation Friday 3-9pm with friends invited to join in a celebration of Jane Carols life at 7:00pm. Memorial Service Saturday 11:00am at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons Inc. 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Donations are welcome to the Marist Society. Inurnment Resurrection Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their On Line Guest Book @ WujekCalcaterra.com