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Melissa Mae Kruse

April 19, 1930 October 4, 2020
Melissa Mae Kruse
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Obituary for Melissa Mae Kruse

Melissa Mae Kruse 90 years old of Altamont, Illinois died at 9:30 pm early Sunday evening, October 4, 2020 at the HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, Effingham, Illinois as her health failed.
There will be a walk-through visitation for family and friends from 10:00 am until 11:00 am Thursday morning October 8, 2020. Funeral Services will follow Thursday morning both at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Altamont, Illinois led by Dr. Rev. James F. Wright.

Melissa was born on April 19,1930 at home at the family farm in the Blue Point Community near Altamont into the Christian family of John and Lydia Johannes-Kruse. Her mother died at a young age, and later her father married Alma Mary Winter. Melissa was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, and a long-time volunteer at the Lutheran Care Center in Altamont. Prior to her retirement she had been employed at the Altamont Garment Company and the Illinois Glove Factory in Effingham. Melissa loved gardening and traveling to see many new places over the years.She was preceded in death by her parents, stepmother, and cousins Carolyn Moore, Ilene Scott,and Ron Kruse.

Due to COVID-19 concerns, please wear a mask and follow social distancing guidelines if attending the funeral or visitation.

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Visitation

Thursday

8

Oct

10:00 AM 10/8/2020 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 10/8/2020 11:00:00 AM
Immanuel Lutheran Church

203 E Division St
Altamont, IL 62411

Immanuel Lutheran Church
203 E Division St Altamont 62411 IL
United States

Service

Thursday

8

Oct

11:00 AM 10/8/2020 11:00:00 AM
Immanuel Lutheran Church

203 E Division St
Altamont, IL 62411

Immanuel Lutheran Church
203 E Division St Altamont 62411 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Paul "Blue Point" Cemetery Final Resting Place

14026 N 500th St
Altamont, IL 62411

14026 N 500th St Altamont 62411 IL
United States

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