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Morris Kruse



Morris R. Kruse, 83, of Defiance, Ohio died Tuesday evening at CHP Inpatient Hospice in Defiance, Ohio. 

He was born June 27, 1928 in Ridgeville Twp. to the late Rudolph and Deana (Schroeder) Kruse. On Jan. 20, 1952, he was married to Gwen (Croninger) Kruse at St. John Lutheran Church, Stryker.

Morris was a plumber for over 35 years and had farmed his family farm since he was a child. 
He was a lifelong member of St. John Lutheran Church, Stryker, where he was a deacon and trustee.
He is survived by his wife, Gwen, children; Barb (Rick) Baden, Dave (Deb) Kruse, and Mike (Pam) Kruse, all of Ridgeville Corners; grandchildren Jason (Nicole) Baden, Ryan (Kate) Baden, Kari (Justin) Dominique, Josh (Kelly) Kruse, Chad (Michelle) Kruse, Paul Kruse, and Mark Kruse, and eight great-grandchildren.  
Funeral services for Morris Kruse will be held on Friday at 11am at St. John Lutheran Church, Corner of St Rte 6 & St Rte 66. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Friends may call on Thursday from 2-8pm and Friday from 10-11am at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the St. John Lutheran Expansion Fund, CHP Inpatient Hospice, St. John Stained Glass Windows, or a charity of the donor’s choice.
Online condolences may be made at–Posted 2.1, 1 pm

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