Obituary of Dale Kruse
Dale Kruse, 93, of Beardstown, passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy.
He was born November 2, 1924 in Beardstown, the son of Harry George and Eva Stella Corcoran Kruse. He married Sara E. Kirkham on August 28, 1948 in Bluff Springs and she survives.
He is also survived by his children, Vicki (Glen) Massey Jacksonville, Larry Kruse of Frederick, Mike (Mitzi) Kruse of Rushville, Lisa Kruse of Encinita, CA and Paul Kruse of Springfield; six grandchildren; and twelve great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Lori Ann Kruse; and two sisters, Katherine Kuhn and Genevieve Saylor.
Mr. Kruse was employed as a machinist for Allis Chalmers in Springfield, then worked at R & S Auto Supply in Beardstown. Dale enjoyed farming in his younger years, working on cars and tractors, travelling and had a love for pets, especially dogs. He had a love for riding, whether it be four wheelers, mules on the farm or his bicycle which he rode daily into his 90’s.
Funeral services will be held 11 AM Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Sager Funeral Home in Beardstown with burial at Beardstown City Cemetery. Family will meet friends one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Beardstown Park District - Bike Path. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.sagerfuneralhome.com. Sager Funeral Home in Beardstown is in charge of the arrangements.