Daisy Mae Arnold Biography
Daisy Mae Arnold, circa 1946.

Daisy Mae Arnold Biography

Daisy Mae Arnold was born to Daniel Webster Arnold and Hannah L. Pettis in Frankfort, Benzie, Michigan, USA on Sunday, December 23, 1883.

This is the Daisy Arnold who married Charles Krause, not the Daisy Krause that married Bert Arnold. Yes, it is easy to get confused when siblings marry siblings, as is the case here. Charles Edward Krause and his sister Daisy Mabel Krause married Daisy Mae Arnold and her brother Bert Daniel Arnold, respectively. Put another way, Charles married Daisy Mae. Daisy Mabel married Bert. Bert and Daisy Mae are siblings. Charles and Daisy Mabel are siblings.

Daisy married Charles Johanes Krause in Platte, Benzie, Michigan, USA between April 14, 1899 and April 14, 1900.

There was also Aunt Daisy (Krause), my dad’s sister. As long as I knew her, she lived in Iron Mountain in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Almost every year she would come to visit, and she’d stay mainly with Aunt Lillie. To me it was rather exciting, since we didn’t have many visitors from far away like across Lake Michigan. My Aunt Lillie loved her sister, but didn’t really approve of the fact that she and her husband ran a beer tavern and catered to the miners in that area – copper, iron, etc. Aunt Daisy was a lot of fun and everyone loved her company. We were sorry to see her leave for the trip home.

Alvin E. Arnold Memoirs

Children of Daisy and Charles include: Gladys Mureal, Ernist E., and Hazel Fern.

According to a “guest registry” from the wedding of Laban and Doris Arnold, Daisy lived in Iron Mountain, MI at 400 West Brown Street in 1952.

Daisy passed away in Kingsford, Dickinson, MI, USA on Tuesday, December 30, 1952 at the age of 69.

From the local newspaper Wednesday, December 31, 1952:

Mrs. Daisy Mae Krause [aka Daisy Mae Arnold], 70, a resident of this community for the past 28 years, and who with her husband [Charles Johanes Krause] operated the Hemlock Hotel in Breitung until 1940, died at 2:15 yesterday afternoon in the Memorial Hospital, following an illness of the past month.

Mrs. Krause was born Dec. 23, 1882, in Traverse City, Mich. She came here with her husband 28 years ago and built and operated the Hemlock Hotel until her husband died in 1940.

She leaves a daughter, Mrs. Jule Frievalt [aka Hazel Fern Krause], of Kingsford; a brother, Daniel [Simon] Arnold, of Honor, Mich., and three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

The body may be viewed at the Buchanan-Villemur-Tondin Funeral Home beginning at 5 this afternoon.

Services will be held at 9:30 Friday morning at the Funeral home. The Rev. Eskil Fredrickson, pastor of the Trinity Methodist, will officiate.

Following the services, the remains will be taken to Rhinelander, Wis., for burial in the Forest Home cemetery.

Death Claims Former Hotel Operator, Local Newspaper

From the local newspaper Saturday January 3, 1953:

Services for Mrs. Daisy Mae Krause [aka Daisy Mae Arnold], 70, who died Tuesday afternoon in the Memorial hospital, were held at 9:30 yesterday morning at the Buchanan-Villemur-Tondin Funeral home. The Rev. John N. Grenfell officiated.

Mrs. John Carlson and Mrs. John Grenfell, accompanied by Don Murray, sang “In the Garden” and “The Old Rugged Cross.”

Pallbearers were Joseph L. Heureux, George DesMarais, George Schene, Albert Hanson, Gordon Hanson and Milton Nokes.

Following the services, the body was taken to Rhinelander, Wis., for burial in the Forest Home Cemetery.

Attending from out-of-town were Daniel [Simon] Arnold, of Honor, Mich.; A/1c Richard Frievalt and Mrs. Richard Frievalt, of Rantoul, Ill., and Mr. and Mrs. James Frievalt, and son Richard, of Milwaukee.

Mrs. Daisy Mae Krause, Local Newspaper

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