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Clarence Albert Kruse

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CLARENCE ALBERT KRUSE Passed away on January 13, 2013. Born August 15, 1921 in Buffalo, New York to Albert and Emily (Barthelemey) Kruse. Moved to Arlington, CA in early 1922. Clarence graduated from Riverside Poly High School in 1939. Served in the 13th Air Force as a 2nd Lieutenant and B-24 pilot during WWII in the Pacific Theater. He is preceded in death by his 1st wife Joanna (Burton) Kruse and his son, Douglas Wayne Kruse. Survived by his 2nd wife Blanche (Allec) Kruse, his wife of 55 years; his daughter Patricia Kruse Herrick and 2 step-daughters Cynthia (Scott) Russo and Valerie (Scott) Casey, both of Victorville; 7 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Graveside services: Mon., Jan. 21, 2013 at 11:00am at Olivewood Memorial Park. PRESTON & SIMONS MORTUARY, Funeral Directors 951-683-7410


Published in Press-Enterprise on Jan. 17, 2013
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