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Frank Eugene Kruesi Jr.


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Frank Eugene Kruesi, Jr.

AGE: 94 •

1922 - 2016. Frank Eugene Kruesi, Jr. passed away February 19, 2016 at the age of 94. He lived with his wife, Margaret, in Meridian, Idaho. He was born in Seattle, Washington on January 23, 1922. Frank earned a B.S. in Physics from Union College in Schenectady, NY in 1944. He married Margaret Louisa Heim in 1950 in Richland, WA. Frank began his career in nuclear physics in Washington at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. He continued his career at the Savannah River Plant near Aiken, South Carolina, serving various roles including Savannah River Lab Director. Frank served as Director of Manufacturing for the Atomic Energy Division of DuPont in Wilmington, Delaware and worked for the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission as Directorate of Regulatory Operations. In 1984 Frank retired from DuPont and he and Margaret moved to Boise, ID. He enjoyed helping with exhibits at the Discovery Center of ID, soaring, hiking and cross-country skiing.

He is survived by wife, Margaret and four children; Carol (Paul) Kendall, Frederick (Charlotte) Kruesi, Douglas (Loma) Kruesi, Jane (Gary) Rushane; three grandchildren and one great grandchild. A Memorial for Frank will be held at Cloverdale Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens in Boise, Idaho on Monday, March 21 at 2:00 PM.
Published in The News Journal on Mar. 6, 2016
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