Mrs. Carrie Kruse Buried On Tuesday

Walnut: - Mrs. Carrie Kruse, 79, died Saturday, Feb. 11, of a heart attack in the Perry Memorial Hospital at Princeton. She had been admitted to the hospital on Monday, Feb. 6 for treatment.

Funeral services were conducted from the Ross Funeral Home in Walnut at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 14. The Rev. Donald Whitehead officiated, and Mrs. Gertrude Yonk was at the organ.

Pallbearers were six nephews, Clifford Kruse, Wayne Alshouse, Ivan Peach, Harold Foss, Arthur Kruse and Loyd Nodine. Interment was in the Walnut Cemetery.

Carrie Elizabeth Alshouse, daughter of Samuel and Mary Alshouse was born Jan. 18, 1888 in Hamilton Township, Walnut. She was united in marriage to Henry Kruse on Feb. 15, 1906. To this union was born two children, Lee Kruse of Oskaloosa, Iowa, and Louise Bilger, Morton Grove. Most of her life was spent in and around Walnut, except for about 20 years when she lived near Jesup, Iowa.

Mrs. Kruse was a member of the Walnut Christian Church.

Surviving in addition to her daughter and son, are two grandchildren, Dr. Kent Kruse, Mrs. Diana Page, also two foster granddaughters, Karen and Linda McNinch, a number of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, eight brothers and two sisters.

(The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois, February 16, 1967 - Thursday, pg 2, submitted by Melva Taylor)




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