DONALDSON — Edward Julius Krason, 87, passed away Monday at his residence in the Maria Center apartments, a part of The Center at Donaldson sponsored by the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ in Donaldson. He has made his home there since 2003 and was a former resident of St. Paul’s Retirement Center in South Bend.
A Navy veteran, Edward had also served as a Roman Catholic priest in the communities of Fort Wayne, Huntington, Decatur, Garrett and Goshen.
He is survived by his sister-in-law, Lena Krason of Brookfield, Ill.; nephews and nieces, Mark E. (Kathy) Krason, Ted E. Krason (and Valarie Pehler), Nanette M. (Ron) Brija and Melanie A. (Jim) Sloane.
He had a great appreciation for his family and the Community of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ, which he called home.
Visitation for Edward Julius Krason will take place Tuesday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. EDT in the Ancilla Domini Chapel, 9601 Union Road, Donaldson. A Mass of Christian Burial will immediately follow at 10:30 a.m. in the Chapel.
Burial will be later that afternoon in the Resurrection Cemetery in Justice, Ill.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ Ministries, P.O. Box 1, Donaldson, IN 46513.
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