Larry R. Kruse, 66, of Hanover, Kan., died April 11, 2018 at his home.
The family will receive friends Friday, April 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Hanover Mortuary.
A private family funeral service will be held followed by burial in the Hanover Cemetery.
Larry was born December 23, 1951, at Odell, Neb., to Laverne and Verna (Burmann) Kruse. In 1970, he graduated from Hanover High School.
In 1981, he married Denise Goeckel. To this union three sons were born, Brandon, Lance and Dusty. They later divorced.
He grew up on the family farm northeast of Bremen, Kan., with his siblings, Loren, Merlin, Harley, Ken and Arlene. Larry worked at the Herkimer Coop, Landoll Corporation and Georgia Pacific. He retired in January 2018.
Larry enjoyed spending times with his grand dogs, two granddaughters, children and their spouses.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Merlin and Loren; and sister-in-law, Berniece Kruse.
Survivors include three sons, Brandon (Erin) Kruse, Lance (April) Kruse and Dusty (Kristin) Kruse; two granddaughters, Emalie and Kenna, all of Hanover; brothers, Ken (Kay) Kruse, Marysville, Kan., Harley (Kathy) Kruse, Herkimer, Kan.; sister, Arlene (Dale) Hiesterman, Washington, Kan.; sister-in-law, Donna Kruse, Frankfort, Kan.
A memorial fund has been established and will be designated later. Contributions may be sent in care of the Hanover Mortuary.