WAUKESHA

Gary J. Kruse


Feb. 23, 1952 – May 3, 2014


Gary J. Kruse, best friend and much loved husband to Janet for over 30 years, passed away peacefully from a short-lived illness at AngelsGrace Hospice on May 3, 2014, with his wife by his side. He was born on February 23, 1952, in Milwaukee, the son of Merle and Margaret Kruse.

He was a 1970 graduate of Waukesha South High School. On November 19, 1983, he married his wife Janet. He loved renovating old homes, sports, especially basketball, his old truck, but most of all, he loved his family. Gary was an extremely kind, compassionate, dedicated, hardworking and talented good man.

He will be sadly missed by his wife, Janet of Waukesha, and he was the devoted and extremely proud father to John of Waukesha, who views his dad as his hero. Gary was also loved by his dogs, Rocky and Iverson. He is further survived by his sister Debby (Paul) Bowey of Waukesha, mother-in-law Veronica Bobrowitz, sister-in-law Carol (Lance Quigley) Bobrowitz, many other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his father-in-law John Bobrowtiz.

Visitation will be held on Friday, May 9, from 11:00 a.m. until the noon funeral Mass at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 822 N. East Ave., Waukesha. Graveside services will follow at Prairie Home Cemetery.

Memorials in Gary’s name are appreciated to AngelsGrace Hospice, N74W35908 Servants’ Way, Oconomowoc, WI 53066, or to St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (address above).

Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Crematory and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please contact the funeral home at 262-547-4035 or visit our website www.randledablefuneralhome.com to leave the family an online tribute message.