Frank W. Krause, 64, a vice president of Executive Management Service Inc. and a former government official who specialized in foreign assistance and budgeting programs, died Monday at Arlington Hospital after a stroke.

Mr. Krause was born in Chicago. He moved to Washington in 1935, worked as a messenger for the Department of Agriculture, and earned a degree at Benjamin Franklin University. He joined the old Bureau of the Budget, now the Office of Management and Budget, where he remained until he retired from government service in 1971.

He was a financial management specialist and was assigned to the United Nations to do budgeting studies of Chile, India and Thailand. He also advised on foreign assistance programs in Bolivia. Mr. Krause was the author of several U.N. and government manuals, for which he received an outstanding service award from the Federal Government Accountants Association in 1965. At the time he left the Bureau of the Budget, Mr. Krause was director of its Resources Systems Branch.

Mr. krause joined Executive Management Service Inc. of Arlington in 1971 and remained with the firm until his death.

Mr. Krause was a visiting lecturer at the University of Pittsburgh, George Washington University, the U.S. Air University and the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School. He was a member of St. James' parish and the Knights of Columbus in Falls Church.

Survivors include his wife, Delphine, of Falls Church; a daughter, Jane DeMouy of Silver Spring, and three sons, David, of Oxon Hill, Mark, of Alexandria, and Carl, of Falls Church.

The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to the Children's Hospital National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Avenue NW, Washingon, D.C. CAPTION:

Picture, FRANK W. KRAUSE