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In Loving Memory

Elvira Frances Kruse

Elvira Francis (Fran) Kruse, 91, beloved wife of the late Cliff Kruse, passed away on Monday, November 27, 2023.

Loving mother of Lindsay (Rita), Peggy (Dennis) Langdon, and Dennis (Patricia).

Beloved grandmother of Kelly and Maddie Langdon; Tresa (Ben) Shirrell, Elizabeth (Dan) Muma and Katherine Alsop.

Proud great grandmother of Miranda, Seth (Emily), Abbie Adams, Allee and Cameron Alsop.

Even prouder great great grandmother of Claire Joy Williams and Baily Marie Adams.

Survived by brother Bill Clayton, preceded in death by sisters Anna Lou Hayes, Dorothy (Cookie) McGee, and Jackie Clayton.

Fran and Cliff enjoyed spending time with their large and extended families as well as their many friends be it on the golf course, bowling alley or just having a drink and playing cards.

The family would like to thank all those who were able to attend Fran’s 90th birthday party to celebrate her life, and to also extend their appreciation to all the staff at Manor Grove in Kirkwood for the loving care and attention shown to Fran. Interment at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.


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