Rene Krausch |

Rene Krausch

Rene Camille Krausch died Aug. 27, 2007, of cancer. She was 87.

No services are planned at this time.

Mrs. Krausch was born July 16, 1920, to Rene Dewey and Edith June Verbeck in Berkeley.

She graduated from Berkeley High School in 1939 and worked as an advertising agent at the Berkeley Gazette for five years, after which she started her family.

Mrs. Krausch joined the Ramona Council of Berkeley, where she became a Pocahantas and remained an active member for most of her life. She was named queen of the University Street Bridge in Berkeley in a popularity contest.

Mrs. Krausch’s family began visiting the town of Washington when she was young, and she and her husband, Ray, bought property there along with other family and friends. They remodeled their small house and moved there permanently when Mr. Krausch retired in 1983.

Mrs. Krausch enjoyed her clubs and spending time with family and friends. She also enjoyed gardening, cooking, arts and crafts, needlepoint and going on rides.

Mrs. Krausch is survived by her husband of nearly 64 years, Raymond Earl; brother, Roy; sons and daughters-in-law Roy Earl and Gayle and Raymond Charles and Dina; grandchildren Chanell, Jason, Joey and Jessica; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her sisters, Rosie and Edith.

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