BLOOMINGTON — Gregory A. Kruse, 59, Bloomington, died at 12:07 p.m. Saturday (April 30, 2011) at his home.
His graveside inurnment will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in East Lawn Memorial Gardens, Bloomington. Carmody-Flynn Williamsburg Funeral Home, Bloomington, is in charge of arrangements.
Greg was born Sept. 5, 1951, in Bloomington, the son of Alfred and Julie M. Hayes Kruse.
He is survived by a sister, Theresa Kruse, Bloomington; three brothers, Mark Kruse, Bloomington; Jeffrey (Diane) Kruse, Pataskala, Ohio; and Lynn Kruse, Normal; a stepsister, Ann (David) Byers, Mahomet; a stepbrother, Rick Hedstrom, Wapella; a nephew, John Kruse, Pataskala, Ohio; and a niece, Sarah (Brian) Alpert, Middleburg Heights, Ohio; and a longtime friend, Robert Saunders, Bloomington.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his stepfather, Richard E. Hedstrom; and two brothers, Richard and Douglas Kruse.
Greg was a 1970 graduate of Normal Community High School and most recently was employed by R.B. White Co. in Normal for 10 years. He was also an avid Chicago Bears and NASCAR fan. Greg will be sadly missed by his family and friends.