We remember Auburn Oaks founder and owner, Carl Krause
Carl Krause, a longtime resident of Fenton and owner of Auburn Oaks Garden Center and Farm, passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his family on Sunday, December 28th, 2014 at the age of 79. Carl was born on August 17, 1935 in Detroit to Alfred and Bernice Krause. He loved growing plants and truly believed he never worked a day in his life.
Carl opened Auburn Oaks with a business partner in 1964 where the Rochester Hills location still stands today. His children, Janie and Eric, and the rest of the long-time staff now carry on the family business.