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Nellouise Kruesi

 

October 11, 2016



Feb. 23,1923 – Sept. 27, 2016

Nellouise Kruesi, 93, a longtime former Sweet Home resident, died peacefully in her home in Salem Sept. 27, 2016.

She was born Feb. 23, 1923 to Claude Medearis and Emma Mae Shade Medearis in El Dorado Springs, Mo., the 11th of 12 children.

She moved to Banks with her family at age 12. She loved gardening and helping family and friends. Mrs. Kruesi was loved by all who knew her for her kindness. She always looked for the good in people and was described as having “a heart of gold and willing to help anyone in need.”

Mrs. Kruesi is survived by two sons, Jerry and Larry; two daughters, Betty and Carrol; 18 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and 55 great-great-grandchildren.

Nellouise joins her husband, Paul Kruesi, at Brownsville Baptist Cemetery.

 
 

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