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 Arild Leroy Kruse

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Arild Leroy Kruse

  • Birth 11 Sep 1917 Tyler, Lincoln County, Minnesota, USA
  • Death 10 Nov 2001 Tyler, Lincoln County, Minnesota, USA
  • Burial Tyler, Lincoln County, Minnesota, USA
  • Memorial ID 87182209

Arild Leroy Kruse was born September 11, 1917 in Tyler, Minnesota to Niels and Sigrid (Linnett) Kruse. He was baptized and confirmed at Danebod Lutheran Church in Tyler, Minnesota. He attended the Danish School in Tyler and graduated from Tyler High School. After school, he farmed in the Tyler area.

On October 7, 1961 he was united in marriage to DeLoris Hintz Gustafson. The family farmed near Tyler until 1981 when they moved into Tyler. Arild worked at Swift and Company in Marshall and also was caretaker at the Vista and Morning Apartments for several years.

Arild served as president of the Hope 4-H Club when it was at its' largest membership of over 100 members. He also served on the Board of the Tyler Creamery and also Southwest Dairy Association for many years. He was a member of Danebod Lutheran Church.

On November 10, 2001, Arild Leroy Kruse died at his home in Tyler, Minnesota, at the age of 84 years, 1 month, and 29 days.

He is survived by his wife DeLoris of Tyler, sons; Ron Kruse of Champlin, MN, Rory Gustafson of Galva, Kansas, Ryan Gustafson of Salem, Oregon, and daughter ReeAnne Williams of Boise, Idaho; seven grandchildren and one step great granddaughter. He is also survived by three sisters; Edna Shriver of Tyler, Harriet Sorensen of Peterboro, New Hampshire, and Milda Ecklund of Hot Springs, Arkansas.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Rolf and Eilif, and a sister Anitra.

Blessed be his memory.

Source: Memorial Card by Tyler Area Funeral Home in Tyler, Minnesota


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  • Created by: Kayla Shriver
  • Added: 21 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 87182209
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Arild Leroy Kruse (11 Sep 1917–10 Nov 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 87182209, citing Danebod Cemetery, Tyler, Lincoln County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Kayla Shriver (contributor 47693570) .