Dieter Krause

A photo of Dieter Krause


St. Thomas Anglican Church Cemetery
7081 Grande River Line, Pain Court
Monday August 30, 2021
2:00 p.m.

Dieter Albert Ernest Krause of Scarborough, dear husband of the late Dorothy (Allen) Krause passed away suddenly in his home on August 13, 2021.  He was 86 years old.  He will be sadly missed by his sister Ingeborg Pappenfuss, his nephew Uwe (Sabine) and their son Nico all of Germany.  In Canada he leaves his nephews Jim Knowles (Iris Keating) and his children Cindy, Joanne, James and Tracey; Neville Knowles (Charlotte) and their daughter Kate, Peter Knowles (Linda) and his niece Lisa Moxley (Geoff) and their children Erin, Emily and Bryan.  He was predeceased by his mother Helen Sryngel and his father Albert Krause.

Dieter emigrated to Canada in 1953, taking up residence in Kitchener where he met his sweetheart, Dorothy Allen.  They were married in Dorothy’s hometown of Chatham on July 16, 1960 and in 1966 they moved to Scarborough after Dieter joined the Metro Toronto Police Force.  He was a proud policeman for 27 ½ years when he retired.  He and Dorothy always enjoyed summer vacations at the cottage in the Muskokas and winter vacations in Florida.

In his spare time, Dieter was an avid stamp collector who belonged to the Stamp Club of New York.  He was an avid reader, an aspired author and a pilot whose daily routines found him walking daily through Toronto parks and keeping up with current events on any news channel.  He will be missed.

A Funeral Service for Dieter will be held in the St. Thomas Anglican Church Cemetery in Chatham on Monday August 30, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. when he will be reunited with his sweetheart Dorothy.

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I would like to pass on my condolences to the Krause family. I worked in Toronto with Dieter, in fact he was one of the people that trained me as a police officer. I remember Dieter fondly, he was someone the family can be proud of. I remember him as a fine officer and a fine man. I was surprised to learn that his wife's father, ( Mr. Allen) and my father had been neighbours in the early twentieth century. Rest in peace Dieter. Your mission is complete.

I had the honor of working Dieter at No. 13 Division, Toronto Police Service. He was always well liked and respected by all. Dieter also had a great sense of humor. My condolences to his family. S/Sgt. C. Ferland (Retired)

Condolences to Dieters extended family. I worked with Dieter at 13 Division of the Toronto Police Service. Dieter was a proud retired of the Police Service. He was a multi talented man, embracing life with energy and enthusiasm. May he Rest In Peace with his late wife Dorothy.

I am so sorry to read of Dieter's passing. Mom (Clara Parker) and I were just talking about him when I visited on Tuesday. He always made sure he visited her when he was in town. My Aunt Dorothy and him were wonderful people. May you know that I will be thinking of you at this time. May your special memories of your Dad be forever held close to your heart. I know the two of them will be hand in hand together again.