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Obituary for Kruse


Published in the Albuquerque Journal on Monday March 12, 2001

Donald Kruse, a resident of Albuquerque for over 40 years, died Saturday, March 10, 2001. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Shirley Kruse of the family home; daughters, Debbie Myers and husband, Kurt of Atlanta, GA, Sheryl Locke and husband, Brad of Greensboro, NC; son, Greg Kruse and wife, Whitney of Albuquerque; six grandchildren; brothers, John Kruse, Lexington, NE, Carl Kruse of Canon City, CO, Harry Kruse of Bluespring, NE and Walter Kruse of Beatrice, NE; sisters, Anne Stuteville of Portland, OR, Lorrina Higgins of Beatrice, NE and Dorothy Siske of Stelnauer, NE. Donald was one of the founders of Sagebrush Sales, a lumber company, as well as a board member of the Believers Center. He served on the Executive Management Committee of Plygem Industries of NY, and was a managing member of Kruse Enterprises, LLC. Donald loved to golf and never missed an opportunity to play in the Charlie Pride Pro/Am Tournament. Memorial Services will be held at the Believers Center, 320 Waterfall Dr SE, on Thursday, March 15, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. Friends may visit French Mortuary, Lomas Blvd. Chapel, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE, on Wednesday, March 14, 2001 from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Believers Center of Albuquerque Prayer Garden, 320 Waterfall, SE, 87123