Dr. Frank Walter Krause – Obituary

Dr. Frank Walter Krause – Obituary

Dr. Frank Walter Krause, 90, of Cranford, NJ, died at home on January 4th, 2024. 

He was born in Rahway on June 3rd, 1933 to Jean Ann Krause and Frank Walter Krause. 

He is a Rahway High School graduate of 1951. After college he attended the University of Maryland Dental School, graduating with Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honors. Following that he completed a postdoctoral program and masters from Temple University in 1963.

During college at the University of Virginia, he graduated Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He joined the R.O.T.C. and spent 2 years as an army officer in Virginia after dental school. 

During his 50 years of orthodontic practice in Cranford he achieved numerous professional awards and patented an orthodontic appliance.        

After he retired in 2013 he found great joy in bumping into thousands of patients around town and going to the local movies.

He is survived by his loving wife, Barbara, whom he met in Philadelphia and married in 1964. He is survived by his children Frank, Lauren, Carey and Kurt. 

He was involved in the community as a leader, most notably the Cranford Jaycees, the Westfield YMCA, and the Cranford Dramatic Club.