James Earl Krouse
June 19, 1945 - Aug. 28, 2021
September 9, 2021
James Earl Krouse, 76, longtime Colfax Fire Chief and lifelong resident of Colfax, passed away Saturday afternoon, August 28, 2021, doing what he loved to do; serving his community. Jim collapsed while fighting a wild fire just on the outskirts of town and was rushed to the Whitman Hospital by his fellow firefighters where he died of an apparent heart attack.
A funeral service honoring Jim will be held Friday, September 10th, at 1:00 PM at the First Baptist Church in Colfax with burial following at the Colfax Cemetery. Friends and family wishing to pay their respects may do so at Bruning Fu...