Krease, David F., Saginaw, Michigan


Passed away on Friday, July 1, 2011 at Covenant HealthCare-Cooper. Age 62 years. David Krease was born on March 21, 1949 in Port Austin, Michigan to Frank and Shirley (Newas) Krease. He married Diane Dolson on September 7, 1974 in Freeland. She survives him. David graduated from St. Mary’s High School later he attended Delta College and Western Michigan University. He had been employed at Saginaw City Hall before moving on to radio, working with Oldies 96. David ended his career as an Account Executive at The Saginaw News. He was a member of St. Helen Catholic Church for many years. David’s creativity will be sorely missed by all who knew him. Surviving besides his wife Diane are three sons; David (Cynthia) Krease, Matthew Krease and Ryan Krease, three grandchildren; Samantha, Matthew, and Joshua. Also surviving are his father Frank (Evelyn Tilot) Krease, three sisters and a brother; Gayle Krease, Karen (William) St. Clair, Susan Krease, and Richard Krease. David will also be fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, extended family and friends. David was preceded in death by his mother Shirley Krease as well as his grandparents. David’s Funeral Liturgy will take place on Thursday, July 7, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Helen Catholic Church, 2445 N. Charles. Rev. Ronald F. Wagner will officiate. In accordance with David’s wishes cremation has taken place. Friends are welcome to visit with David’s family on Wednesday, July 6, 2011 from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. A Vigil Service honoring David will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday evening at 7:00 p.m. Visiting will also be held at the church on Thursday morning from 10:00 a.m. until the time of Mass. In lieu of flowers those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to David’s family. Please feel free to share your thoughts and memories with the family at the funeral home, church, or through www.deislerfuneralhome.com.