Miriam L. Krause

July 30, 2023

Miriam L. Krause (nee Blair), 78, longtime resident of Lisle, at rest July, 29, 2023. Born May 1, 1945 in Chicago, IL to Charles and Lucille Blair. Beloved wife of the late Frank; loving mother of Frank Jr. (Jennifer), Michael and the late Steven (Rebecca); devoted grandmother of Anthony, Elizabeth, Steven (Cierra), Frank III “Trey”, Kiernan, Abigail, Andrew and Jackson; dearest great grandmother of Sawyer and Cooper; dear sister of Gerald (Sharon), Lucy and Charles Blair and the late Eloise Judy and the late Margaret (Ray) Urbonas; fond sister-in-law of Annie (Bob) Voight; aunt of many nieces and nephews. Miriam was extremely devoted to St. Joan of Arc Church in Lisle, for the past 50 years. She began the SJA Prayer Network, was a a Eucharistic minister, lecturer and a member of the church choir.¬† Miriam was also an accomplished tuba player and a member of Gam-Anon. Visitation Wednesday August 2, 2023 from 3-8 PM at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home 5015 Lincoln (Rt. 53 & Short Street), Lisle. Family and friends are asked to meet Thursday at St. Joan of Arc Church in Lisle for a 10 A.M. Funeral Mass. There will be an hour visitation from 9-10 AM in the church narthex. Interment St. Casimir Cemetery, Chicago. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association¬† at https://diabetes.org or the St. Joan of Arc Capital Campaign Fund. Arrangements entrusted to Cappetta’s West Suburban Funeral Home, Downers Grove & Westmont. Info 630-852-8000 or www.westsuburbanfh.com