Frederick Harry Kruse

Peachtree City, GA - Formerly of West Point, VA, 72, Frederick Harry Kruse passed away Friday, November 22, 2013. He graduated from West Point High School and attended IBM school in Richmond, VA. He joined the U. S. Army in 1962. Serving in five states in the U.S. he also served in South Korea (twice); Okinawa, Japan; Vietnam and Germany (twice). He earned several medals and accommodations. Mr. Kruse retired as Sergeant Major in 1990.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clare and Christine Kruse. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Lucie O'Ferrall Kruse; his sisters, Pat Hasty and her husband, John Hasty of Gloucester Point; Karilene Kruse of West Point and Christine Hunt and her husband, Robert Hunt, of West Point; and many nephews and nieces.
Donations may be made to Patriot PAWS Service Dogs, 254 Ranch Trail, Rockwall, Texas 75032. Website:

Published in Tidewater Review from Dec. 2 to Dec. 11, 2013