Glenn Kruse, 90, Spring Green

Glenn Kruse, 90, Spring Green

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Glenn H. Kruse, 90, of Spring Green, passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at The Meadows in Spring Green.

He was born on March 19, 1929, near Leland, the son of Herman and Eva (Fenske) Kruse. Glenn attended the Little Prairie School and the Prairie du Sac High School. He was married on June 16, 1950, to the former Elsie Weller and together they raised six children.

Glenn was a lifelong member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Leland. After retirement he worked on the Pulvermacher farms, the Ithaca sales barn, and Luther farms. He enjoyed playing cards with the Irish Valley Boys and others. He also enjoyed square dancing.

He is survived by his wife, Elsie Kruse of 68 years; six children, Steven, Linda (LaVern) Schnor, Gary (Doris), Denise (Michael) Larson and Joel; a sister, Delores Roehling; 14 grandchildren, Shannon (Jeremy Reber) Ruhland, Desiree Schnor, Heather (Vinod) Abichandani, Andy Kruse, Laura (Ben) Becker, Joel Kruse, Matt (Melanie) Kruse, Stephanie (Chuck) Bogart, Tim Kruse, Patrick (Meaghan) Larson, Miriam Kruse, Danielle (Josh) Jansen, Laura Kruse, Therese Kruse; 11 great-grandchildren; special friends Ed and Mary, many nieces, nephews, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Janice Kruse; a brother, Bob; and a sister, Donna McNurlen.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 18, 2019, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, E7519 County Road C, North Freedom. Pastor Erich Hartenberger will officiate with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday, May 18, 2019, at the church.

The Richardson-Stafford Funeral Home in Spring Green is assisting the family with the arrangements.

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