The Edmond Sun


June 11, 2012

Delno E. Krouse

EDMOND —     Delno E. Krouse, 85, of Edmond, Okla., passed away June 9, 2012, in Oklahoma City, Okla.  He was born February 27, 1927 to Edd and Ruby May (Woolsey) Krouse. 

    Delno graduated from Marshalltown, Iowa in 1945. He served two years in the World War II, and graduated from Westmar University in 1951 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education. Later he graduated from University of Northern Iowa with a Master of Arts degree in Guidance and Education. He served as counselor in McKinley Jr. High School in Cedar Rapids for 20 years.

    Delno drove the school bus for Edmond schools for several years. He was a lifetime member of NEA and Phi Delta Kappa. He was a former member of Grace United Church of Marshalltown, Iowa, and Salem United Methodist Church of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and is a present member of the First United Methodist Church of Edmond.

    Delno married Ruth A. Runner Krouse on June 27, 1968, and they were blessed with two children, Linet D. Krouse in 1971, and Ted R. Krouse in 1973. He is also survived by two sisters, Doris Connley of Marshallton, Iowa and Anna Louise Proctor of Albuquerque, N.M.

    Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at Edmond First United Methodist Church, with interment to follow at Gracelawn Cemetery.

    Services are under the direction of Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation service.

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