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Robert Auld Cruit
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Birth: May 30, 1920
Shelbyville
Shelby County
Illinois, USA
Death: Sep. 21, 1997
Silvis
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA

Robert Auld Cruit is the son of Luther Willard Cruit and Addie Margaret Auld. Husband of Myrtle E. Boden. Father of Eilenen.

Services for Robert A. Cruit, 77, of 207 15th Ave., East Moline, are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Van Hoe Funeral Home Ltd., East Moline. Burial will be in the National Cemetery, Rock Island, where military rites will be performed.

Visitation is 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the family.

Mr. Cruit died Sunday, Sept. 21, 1997, at Illini Hospital, Silvis.

Robert Cruit was born May 30, 1920, in Shelbyville, Ill., the son of Luther and Addie Auld Cruit. He married Myrtle Boden June 5, 1948, in Rock Island.

He served in the Air Force during WW II. He worked as an office worker for the Rock Island Arsenal.

Survivors include his wife; a daughter and son-in-law, Eilene and Daniel Lewis, Moline; grandchildren, Brian Shawn, Emily and Matthew, all at home; a brother, Donald Cruit, Shelbyville; and a sister and brother-in-law, Elizabeth and Orville Sphar, Buffalo, N.Y. He is preceded in death by a sister, Evelyn Dobson. 
 
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 Parents:
  Luther Willard Cruit (1891 - 1981)
  Addie M. Auld Cruit (1896 - 1994)
 
 Spouse:
  Myrtle E Boden Cruit (1926 - 1999)
 
 Sibling:
  Robert Auld Cruit (1920 - 1997)
  Evelyn Louise Cruit Dobson (1924 - 1991)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Sgt, US Army Air Corps, World War II
 
Burial:
Rock Island National Cemetery
Rock Island
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
Plot: T - 311
 
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Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
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Robert Auld Cruit is the son of Luther Willard Cruit and Addie M. Auld. Robert was born in Shelbyville, Shelby, Illinois, USA and died in Rock Island County, Illinois. His wife is Mytle. Rest in Peace Robert
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 Added: Nov. 25, 2008
 
 
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