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 Robert Auld Cruit

Robert Auld Cruit

Shelbyville, Shelby County, Illinois, USA
Death 21 Sep 1997 (aged 77)
Silvis, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Burial Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Plot T - 311
Memorial ID 540757 · View Source
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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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Sgt, US Army Air Corps, World War II




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  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
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