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WILLIAM EUGENE KROUSE Gene passed peacefully away on Jan. 4, 2013, after a lengthy stay at San Jacinto Healthcare Facility. Born on Sept. 29, 1918 in Pryor, Oklahoma, and the youngest of 4 children to Kim & Melvie (Steele) Krouse. Gene was a young man when the family moved to CA and worked hard at many different jobs to survive. He later owned and operated many businesses, the last being Love's Drapery in Oceanside. He was predeceased by 2 brothers, Youel (Buck) Krouse, Richard (Tiny) Krouse; sister Josephine (Krouse) Brown; and niece, Renae (Paul) Oberdorf. He leaves his beloved wife, Rachael Arlene (Lene); children, Claudia, William Jr., and Gerald; 4 nephews, Douglas Brown (Jackie) of Santa Maria, Bob Krouse (Barbara) of Aguanga, Bill (Judy) Krouse of Hemet, Larry Krouse; grandchildren. Gene & Lene loved to travel, making close friends with other RV folks, and always entertained family and friends alike, with his great sense of humor, and wonderful stories of times gone by. Gene was the last of that era in our family, and will be greatly missed. He will be privately laid to rest @ Riverside Memorial National Cemetery. Entrusted to the care of McWane Family Funeral Home.


Published in Press-Enterprise on Jan. 16, 2013
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