Kenneth Cruse

Saturday, November 17, 2007

ANNA, Ill. -- Kenneth R. Cruse, 74, of Anna died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007, at his home.

He was born Aug. 22, 1933, in Mill Creek, Ill., son of Festus and Sophia Rudert Cruse. He and Lois Mary Sadler were married Jan. 10, 1960, in Anna.

Cruse was a farmer and attended Anna Heights Baptist Church.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Lisa Sweitzer of Anna, Karen Collier of Dongola, Ill.; a sister, Wreatha Miles of St. Louis; and seven grandchildren.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Paul Sadler officiating. Burial will be in Casper Cemetery north of Anna.