In Memory

Kathi Ernst (Krause)


Services will be at 1:30 p.m. today at the Cathedral of the Risen Christ in Lincoln, Neb., for Kathi L. Krause, 45, Lincoln, formerly of Topeka, who died Friday, Dec. 8, 2000, at home. She had pancreatic cancer and had been ill for four months.

She was born July 4, 1955, in Topeka, to Jack Ernst, formerly of Soldier, and Phyllis Grittman Ernst, a native Topekan.

Kathi Ernst Krause lived in Topeka, Chula Vista, Calif., and Beatrice, Neb., before moving to Lincoln where she attended schools.

She was a member of the Cathedral of the Risen Christ, a Catholic parish in Lincoln.

She married Scott Krause on May 10, 1980, in Lincoln. He survives.

Other survivors include three sons, Jesse Krause, Omaha, and Samuel Krause and Eli Krause, both at home; two daughters, Jordin Krause and Anna Krause, both at home; and two brothers, David Ernst, Omaha, and Daniel Ernst, Dallas.

Burial will be in Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery in Lincoln.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society or the library at the Cathedral of the Risen Christ School, 3500 Sheridan Blvd., Lincoln, 68506. Butherus, Maser and Love Funeral Home in Lincoln is in charge of arrangements.