Mrs. Gloria Jean Krause, 68, of Pittsboro. IN, died Saturday, June 15, 2013, at I.U. Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Mrs. Krause was born Jan. 2, 1945 in Indianapolis, a daughter of Russell and Myrtle (Bennett) Meador. Both parents are deceased. She was married in 1963 to Ralph David Krause, Sr. He survives. Gloria was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church in Indianapolis and a member of Young at Heart at St. Malachy Catholic Church in Brownsburg, IN. She was a beloved wife and mother for 50 years. Survivors include her husband, David; daughter, Laurie A. (Brad) Small of Indianapolis, son Ralph D. Krause, Jr., of Loves Park, IL and daughter, April L. (James) Chludzinski of Elkton, FL.; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; and siblings David (Linda) Meador of Indianapolis and Kendall (Diane) Meador of Winchester, IN. She was proceded in death by her parents and brother Gary Meador. Family and friends will gather Wednesday, June 19, 2013 for visitation from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. in the Strawmyer & Drury Mortuary, 2400 N. Lebanon Street, Lebanon with Mass of Christian Burial to be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at the St. Anthony Catholic Church, 337 N. Warman Ave, Indianapolis. Mrs. Krause will be laid to rest at Lincoln Memory Gardens in Whitestown, IN. You are invited to visit the website www.strawmyerdrury.com where you may sign her online register and leave a personal message.