AMES—Dixie Krause, 89, of Ames and formerly of Alden, passed away Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, at the Acurra Healthcare of Ames. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 9, at the St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Alden with burial in the Alden Cemetery. Visitation will be an hour before services. The Surls Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Dixie was born on Oct. 13, 1929, in Mason City, Iowa, to Arthur and Frances Scheef. She graduated from Mason City High School in 1947. She worked for Northwestern Bell Telephone Co. in Mason City and Iowa Falls.