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Grace Kruse

December 24, 1924 — May 5, 2019

Ellsworth, MN

     Grace Kruse age 94 of Ellsworth, MN, died Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Parkview Manor in Ellsworth, MN

     Funeral service will be 11:00 AM, May 8, 2019 at Bethel Reformed Church rural Little Rock, IA. Burial will follow at the church cemetery

     Visitation will be Wednesday from 10 AM until the hour of service at Bethel Reformed Church, rural Little Rock, IA.

     Grace Kruse was born December 24, 1924 in Simonswolde, Germany to Uffe and Tallke (Kwinkensteen) Kruse. She was baptized in the Reformed Church in Simonswolde. She came to this country with her parents in 1930 and received her education in country school.

     She was a homemaker and a member of the Bethel Reformed Church, in rural Ellsworth, MN. Grace enjoyed being involved with all kinds of church activities, sewing, and puzzles. She especially enjoyed travel ack to Germany.

     Grace is survived by her sister, Martha Kruse of Ellsworth, MN; niece, Sylvia (Robert) Rolfes of Sibley, IA, nephew, Martin (Grete) Kruse of Simonswolde, Germany; and other extended family members.

     She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Jacob, John, George and infant brother; sisters, Henrietta Kruse, Agnes Hinrichs and infant sister.

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Bethel Reformed Church

, Ellsworth, MN 56129

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