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Larry Leon Cruse, 75, of Terre Haute, Indiana, passed away Jan. 25, 2018. He was born Oct. 15, 1942, in Terre Haute, Indiana, to Joseph E. Cruse Sr. and Ada L. (Baker) Cruse. Larry graduated from Garfield High School in 1960 and attended Indiana State. Larry served in the United States Air Force. He retired from United States Postal Service as director of operations in 1992 and was blessed to enjoy a long retirement. Larry was a member of American Legion #104 and Marine Corps League. He was an avid golfer, achieving three holes-in-one, and he enjoyed traveling.
He is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Jennifer (Jones) Cruse; children, Greg Cruse (Shari), Cheryl Hoesman (Donald), Brent Cruse and Jamie Bozarth (Walter Webster); grandchildren, Justin Hamilton, Rachel Hamilton, Tim Deremiah, Clint Hoesman, Curt Hoesman, Holly Marie Cruse Shepherd, Kaylin Brian, Lacie Audi, Cassie Bozarth and Chance Webster; several great-grandchildren, including "Poppy's" very special buddy, Ryderr; and siblings, Joseph Cruse Jr. and Carolyn Hall.
Funeral services are scheduled for 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 29, 2018, in Greiner Funeral Home, 2005 N. 13th St., Terre Haute, Indiana. Pastor Chris Wilber will officiate. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 1 p.m. until service time on Monday. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Online condolences may be made at:
Published on January 28, 2018
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