Paul H. Kruse
Paul H. Kruse Born: January 19, 1946 Died: January 8, 2017 Paul H. Kruse, 95, of Woodstock, passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2017 at Valley Hi Nursing Home. He was born on the farm in Addison to Edward and Ella (Fiene) Kruse. He married Carol Hachmeister on January 19, 1946. He farmed in Addison and was the Fire Chief. They moved to Woodstock December 13, 1958. He served as the church chairman, treasurer and elder. He also played darts for the church. He was a member of the Farm Bureau, Pork Producers, Extension Council and Livestock Association. He and Carol took many trips with the Livestock Association throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. He is survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Carol Kruse; his children, Charles (Karen) Kruse, John (Darlene) Kruse, Janet Sherwin, and Phyllis (Jack) Fischer; his grandchildren, Kurt Kruse, Karla (Brent) Stewart, Kevin (Mary Jo) Kruse, Tim (Sandra) Kruse, Tiffy (Bill) Sevcik, Chris (Teresa) Kruse, Brian (Melisa) Sherwin, and Monica (Matt) Green; his great grandchildren, Marissa and Nicholas Hauri, Bret and Juliana Kruse, Emily and Jonathan Kruse, Katie and William Sevick, Vivian Sherwin, Dylan Love, Andrew and Micah Kruse, and Max Green; and his step great grandchildren, Aaron, Seth and Alex Stewart. He was preceded in death by his parents; his infant daughter, Linda Ann Kruse; two brothers, Clarence Kruse, and Lewis Kruse; a sister in law, Jean Kruse; a son in law, Gary Sherwin; and two great grandsons, Alec Kruse Kaiser, and Andrew Kruse. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 from 5:00 to 8:00pm at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1601 N. Garfield Rd, in Harvard. The visitation will continue at the church on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 from 10:00am until the time of the funeral service at 11:00am. Burial will be at McHenry County Memorial Park Cemetery in Woodstock. The family would like to thank the staff of Pen Care and Valley Hi for the care and support they gave. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church of Harvard. For more information, call Schneider Leucht Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home at 815-338-1710, or visit our website at www.slmcfh.com .
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