The Washington Times-Herald

February 11, 2013

Ruth Cruse

Died Feb. 9, 2013

Washington Times-Herald

BEECH GROVE — Ruth Cruse, 87, passed away Saturday in Beech Grove. She was born in Montgomery to the late Dewey and Julia Flynn Arvin. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack B. Cruse, and a brother, Leonard Arvin. Ruth was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and will be greatly missed. She was a member of Holy Name Catholic Church in Beech Grove since 1952. She is survived by sons, Jack Jr. (Sharon), Larry (Cheri), Greg (Angie), Mark (Nancy), Michael, and Tom (Jenny) Cruse; 21 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; brother, Norbert Arvin; and sisters, Monica Shuffman, Jean Bultman, Therese Gruber and Laverne Teipen. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Holy Name Catholic Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Little and Sons Funeral Home, Beech Grove Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Name Catholic Church.