We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind ~ Thomas Campbell
Funeral service will be Saturday, July 30, 2011 for 86 year old Victor Kruse of Chester, formerly of Ellis Grove, IL, who passed away Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.
Victor was born April 11, 1925 in Evansville, IL, the son of Ernst and Minna (Liefer) Kruse. He married Ardell Krupp on March 13, 1971 in Evansville, IL and she survives of Chester, IL.
Also surviving are two sisters, Mildred Rowold and Lucile Koester both of Evansville, IL. Three sisters-in-law, Estelle Sauerwein of Walsh, IL, Wilma Heller of Prairie du Rocher, IL and Helen Liefer of Ruma, IL. Nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive.
Victor was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, one brother and two brothers in law.
Visitation will be from 4pm to 8pm Friday, July 29, 2011 at the Welge-Pechacek Funeral Home in Evansville, IL and after 9am Saturday, July 30, 2011 at St. Peterís Lutheran Church in Evansville, IL.
Funeral service for Victor Kruse will be at 11am Saturday, July 30, 2011 at St. Peterís Lutheran Church in Evansville, IL with Rev. James Leistico officiating.
Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Memorials can be made to Christ Our Savior Lutheran High School in Evansville, IL.