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Marie E. Kruse

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Marie E. Kruse

AGE: 84 • Long Branch and Tamarac, FL

Marie Ovens Isaksen Kruse, 84 of Long Branch, passed away on August 27, 2017. Born in NYC she had lived in Lexington, KY before moving to Long Branch and Tamarac, FL. She worked at Fort Monmouth and became a Realtor for Better Homes Real-Estate in Lexington. Marie was a chairman for the American Heart Fund. She joined the Allenhurst Garden Club and played in many golf leagues. Her greatest joy was raising her family.

She is predeceased by her first husband, Olaf L. Isaksen in 1991, her sisters, Margaret "Peggy" Ovens Cooper, Agnes Ovens and brothers, Edward and Jack Ovens. Surviving are her husband, Rodney Kruse; daughter, Ingrid Isaksen Haase and her husband, Donald; son, Steve Isaksen and his wife, Patty; step-son, Greg Kruse; step-daughter, Cindy Farmer and her husband, Wayne; 4 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

A Memorial gathering will be held on Friday, September 1 from 10:30 am until the time of the service at 12:00 pm at Damiano Funeral Home, 191 Franklin Ave in Long Branch. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the of NJ, PO Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005. Letters of condolence may be sent through the web at
Published in Asbury Park Press on Aug. 30, 2017
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