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Former Westport Representative Helmuth Krause, 82

WESTPORT, Conn. – Helmuth Werner Krause, a Westport resident for more than 55 years, died Oct. 16 at Norwalk Hospital. He was 82.

Born Oct. 30, 1929, in Dusseldorf, Germany, he was the son of Adolf and Emily Schmitt Krause. He was a former member of the Representative Town Committee and previous representative in the Westport Republican Town Committee fifth district.

Krause taught Bible studies and served in various positions at the Church of the Apostles in Fairfield.

He is survived by his wife, Lillian J. Waldmann Krause, of Westport; a son, John W. Krause, of Brewster, N.Y.; a daughter, Andrea Schreiber, of Frankfurt, Germany; and three grandchildren.

A funeral service was held Monday at St Paul's Church in Darien. Hoyt Funeral Home in New Canaan handled the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Church of the Apostles, 338 Commerce Drive, Second Floor, Fairfield, CT 06825.

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