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Wally Krake



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Kathleen Sommers
William Spencer

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Krake , Walter Forest

Krake, Walter Forest, Jr. age 69, of Mound, MN, passed away suddenly on April 17 surrounded by family.

Beloved husband and, father, grandfather, brother and friend.

Preceded in death by parents, Walter and Harriet and cousin, Linton Levin.

Survived by wife, Joyce; children, Bill (Jeanne), Sarah Lynn, and Steve (Sarah Jane) Krake; grandchildren, Madeline, Laura, Ashley, Graham, Lauren and Cameron; stepchildren, Lee (Tom) Cherne, Scott (Robyn) Ingalls and Amy (Jim Tonjum) Ingalls; seven step-grandchildren; brothers, Jim (Zig) and Don (Pam) Krake; niece, Liz (Keith) Benson; and nephews, Mike (Clair) and Brad Krake; mother-in-law, Ardelle Bryntesen; many hunting, golfing and fishing buddies and his friends in the Ullr Ski Club.

Wally was born in Minneapolis, graduated from St. Louis Park High School.  He earned a degree in Electrical Engineering and an MBA from the University of Minnesota.  He enjoyed 15 years of retirement pursuing his many interests among them: living and boating on Lake Minnetonka, serving as skipper on the historic steamboat Minnehaha and traveling to many corners of the world.

Memorials suggested to the Museum of Lake Minnetonka, Lake Minnetonka Association (Milfoil eradication on Lake Mtka) and the Ullr Foundation (ski equipment for handicapped skiers).

Rest in peace you wonderful man - you will be forever missed and fondly remembered.

A celebration of Wally's life will be held on Tuesday, April 21 at 11 AM with a gathering of family and friends one hour prior to the service at: Washburn-McReavy Edina Chapel, 952-920-3996,  West 50th St. & Hwy 100.

Published in the Star Tribune April 18, 2009


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