Herb passed away on September 24th, 2021, at the age of 85 years. He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife, Minnie; Daughters, Yvonne Krause (Vance Kaglea) and their children, Wacey and Bailey Jo; Sherry (Ken) Kundert and their children, Kelsey and Korilye; Sue (Blaine) Hudec and their children, Cassie (Ben) Bradley; great grandchildren, Emerly and Elody, and Kirby (Brad) Strensrud; great grandchildren, Hayes and Huntley; Vianne (Tom) Herman and their children, Ty and Tia; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Herb was predeceased by his parents, Alfred and Emma Krause; brother, Oscar (Laura) Krause; sister, Elsie (Edwin) Schlenker; brother-in-law, Arnold Zieffle.
Herb was born in Medicine Hat and raised in Hilda on the ranch. He met Minnie in Hilda area. Herb’s life centered around horses. He was involved in roping, barrel racing and horse racing. He also enjoyed fishing, travelling, making the annual onion calendar, playing cards with friends and studying horse pedigrees. Herb was a lifetime member of the AOHA and his proudest accomplishment was receiving the 50 year legacy award in Amarillo, Texas in October 2018. Herb and Minnie were dedicated fans of family and friends who were involved in rodeo and racing.
Due to current COVID restrictions, there will be a private celebration of Herb’s life at the ranch in Hilda. Donations in Herb’s name can be made to “HALO”.
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