|Birth: ||Feb. 21, 1910|
|Death: ||Sep. 7, 2008|
Lena Kruckow, age 98, of Backus, passed away Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008, at Whispering Pines Good Samaritan Center in Pine River. She was born March 20, 1910 in Backus to Paul Eugene Sawyer and Ida Brody. Lena cared for many foster children in her home. She served on the Ponto Lake Township Board for many years.
Lena is survived by her daughters: Norma Hanson of Goodridge, Laura Norried of Ankenny, Iowa, Janette Ferrarese of Oakdale, Calif.; sons: Roland Kruckow and Chris Kruckow, both of Backus, Norbert Kruckow of Minneapolis; sister, Marjorie Palsson of Seattle, Wash.; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Fred Kruckow; daughter, Loretta Jane Kruckow; brothers, Leslie William Sawyer, Paul Eugene Sawyer and Kenneth Louis Sawyer; and sister, Inez Mae Sawyer.
Services were Sept. 13 at the Church of the Nazarene in Backus, with Pastor Greg Baker officiating. Burial will be in Ponto Lake Cemetery.
Arrangements were with Kline Funeral Home, Pine River.
Paul Eugene Sawyer (1879 - 1971)
Ida May Brody Sawyer (1885 - 1985)
Fred Christian Kruckow (1898 - 1984)
Loretta Jane Kruckow (1940 - 2004)*
Christian David Kruckow (1948 - 2011)*
Inez May Sawyer Friday (1904 - 1981)*
Leslie William Sawyer (1905 - 1994)*
Lottie Sawyer (1907 - 1907)*
May Sawyer (1908 - 1908)*
Lena Belle Sawyer Kruckow (1910 - 2008)
Kenneth Louis Sawyer (1913 - 2006)*
Paul Eugene Sawyer (1922 - 2006)*
Ponto Lake Cemetery
Created by: Teresa
Record added: Nov 04, 2008
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