Charles Dick Kruse

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Charles "Dick" Kruse

September 14, 1936 - September 09, 2018

Charles Richard Dick Kruse, 81, of Bloomfield, Iowa passed away on September 9, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. He was born on September 14, 1936 in Kirksville, Missouri to Lyle Ernest and Florence Ruth Ellis Kruse. He married Verda Benscoter on March 19, 1957 in Unionville, Missouri. Dick served in the Army from 1961-1963 and worked for Burlington Northern Railroad for 43 years. In his free time, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing cards, and watching baseball, football, and bull riding on television. He was also a skilled leather worker making belts and billfolds among other things.

He is survived by his wife; daughter, Chris Kruse of Bloomfield; and grandson, Harley J. Hudson of Bloomfield.

He was preceded in death by his parents and son, Charles Richard Kruse Jr.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at the Wagler Funeral Home in Bloomfield with Rev Jack Knox officiating. Burial will be at the Pulaski Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday with the family present to greet friends from 5-7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. A memorial has been established to the National Kidney Foundation. Online condolences may be left at www.waglerfuneralhome.com.
Published on September 11, 2018
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