Stephen Kruse

Stephen Kruse, 62, of Sioux Falls, S.D., died Jan. 31, 2020,  at Sanford Foundation Hospice Cottage in Sioux Falls. Private family services will be held at a later date. Interment will take place at Hill City Cemetery in Hill City, S.D.

Stephen A. Kruse was born in Casper, Wyo. Oct., 15, 1957. He was born Peter and Frances (Brosmire) Kruse in Sioux Falls. He was the eldest of three children. He served his country in the U.S.  Army as a finance clerk.

Stephen attended Texas A&I University in Kingsville, Texas and graduated with a degree in civil engineering. He was employed by many major construction contractors with projects across the U.S. and in many countries including Philippines, Dominican Republic, Iraq, Kuwait, Canada and Djibouti.

Stephen’s hobbies included photography and tracing his family genealogy back five generations to Germany, Ireland and Norway. He was very loved and will fondly be remembered.

 He is survived by his daughters, Jessica Kruse of Sioux Falls, Allison (Hunter) Morris and her son, Henry, and Tiffany (Tanner) Hendricks and her daughter, Esmerlda of Cleveland, Tenn.; parents, Peter and Frances Kruse of Sioux Falls; sisters, Sandra (Richard Lang) Kruse and Mary (Keith) Aust of Sioux Falls; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

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