Ronald Victor Kruse
Ronald Victor Kruse, 70, of Omak, WA, died July 15, 2013, at his home. Ronald was born September 9, 1942, to Merle and Violet Kruse in Opportunity, WA. He attended and graduated from Fairfield High School, and then went on and graduated from Spokane Community College. Ronald served in the United States Navy. Ron married Sandy Rae Beedy and they had three children. He was a Master Electrician, working for Don Kruse Electric for over 11-1/2 years. He was also a member of the Elks Lodge #1742 and the American Legion. Ronald had lived in the area since 1974.
Ronald is survived his daughter, Rhonda (Jeff) Harris; sons, Tim (Jaci) Kruse and Scott (Kris) Kruse; granddaughters, Cassie Kruse, Nicolette Kruse and Shelby Kruse; grandsons, Shawn Kruse, Jerromey Harris and Josh (Brittany) Kruse; great-granddaughters, Bella Kruse and Kaylyn Kruse; great-grandson, Westley Tuppling; siblings, Ralph (Doris) Kruse, Larry (Miriam) Kruse, Fred (Jan) Kruse, Ellen (Phil) Wirth, Don (Cela) Kruse, Norene (Mike) Abbott, Janice Miller, Al (Susan) Kruse and Donita Kruse; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Violet Kruse and Merle Kruse; brother, Paul Kruse; and his wife, Sandy Kruse.
Services will be held at the Omak Presbyterian Church at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 27, 2013, with a short reception to follow at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Manfisher Ministries in Omak or the Shriner Hospital in Spokane. Precht-Harrison-Nearents Chapel and Okanogan County Crematory are entrusted with the arrangements.