Ronald Dean Krausse, 77, of Mechanicsburg, PA passed away Monday 12/24/2018 at Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital after a lengthy illness. A native of Long Beach, CA, he was the son of the late Charles & Virgie Krausse of Hampden Twp. Ron graduated from Nile C. Kinnick in Yokohama, Japan (YOHI) and received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Shippensburg State College. He taught math at the Good Hope Middle School for 30 years and coached football and basketball for Cumberland Valley. He loved sports and was a big fan of the Philadelphia Eagles, the Phillies, and Penn State football. He also loved fishing, traveling, golf, and rock ‘n roll oldies and spending time with his family who will remember him as a very loving, kind, and selfless individual. Ron is survived by his wife of 51 years, Kathleen A. Krausse, two sons Karl S. (Nikki) and Michael E. (Rebecca), two grandsons Brendan & Hayden Krausse, plus several cousins. He was predeceased by his brother Fred I. Krausse of Jacksonville, FL, his uncle Harry A. Krausse of South Plainfield, NJ., and his mother-in-law Edna Mary Schar of Bethany Village and Brookdale at Grandon Farms in Mechanicsburg. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ronald & Kathleen Krausse STEM Scholarship. Donations can be sent to: Harrisburg Branch of the AAUW, PO Box 60911, Harrisburg, PA 17106-0911. Donations can also be made to the American Diabetes Association or The Kidney Foundation of Central PA. A celebration of his life will take place at St. Peter Lutheran Church, 130 Nittany Dr, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055 on January 5, 2019 at 2 PM.Print Obituary & Condolences
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