Gayla Faye Krause: 55 years old of Salem, formally of Decatur, Illinois, a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother passed away on Tuesday August 31, 2017 at the Salem Township Hospital, Salem Illinois.
Funeral Services will be conducted by a family ordinated service at 2:00 PM on Saturday afternoon September 9, 2017 at the Kull Funeral Home, St. Elmo, Illinois.
Visitation for family and friends will be Saturday September 9, 2017 from 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM at the Kull Funeral Home, St. Elmo, Illinois.
Burial will follow the funeral services at the Springhill Cemetery in rural Loudon Township, Beecher City, Illinois.
Gayla was born on August 11, 1962 in Decatur, Illinois into the Christian family of Troy and Mary Cummins Swarms. She was raised with her siblings Dennis, Scott, Terry, Gussie and Mary. She wed Fred Robert Krause III on June 25, 1983 in the South Shore Christian Church, Decatur, Illinois. He preceded her in death on October 4, 2010. Dorothy graduated from Decatur High School and was as housewife caring and raising a family with her husband.
For those who prefer Memorials they may be directed to the Springhill Cemetery % Steve and Marsha Wright 2827 North 2100 Street, Beecher City, Illinois 62414
In Her passing she leaves behind her: 3-Sons: Adam (wife, Amanda) Krause, Joshua (wife, Leighann) Krause of Salem, Illinois, Jacob (wife, Emily) Krause of Fort Stewart, Georgia, 1 Daughter: Kayla Crain of Salem, Illinois, 4-Brothers: Dennis Swarms of Blue Mound, Illinois, Scott (wife, Patty) Swarms of Decatur, Illinois, Terry (wife, Tawnya) Swarms of St. Elmo, Illinois, Gussie (wife, Shayna) Swarms of Carmargo, Illinois, 1-Sister: Mary (husband, Ernie) Slaymaker of Harristown, Illinois, 8- Grand Children—and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her Parents, Husband and Granddaughter Braxton Lee Crain