Mabel Kruse, 105, of Cedar Rapids, died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at Northbrook Manor. Memorial Services: 9 a.m. Jan. 25, 2013, at Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories by the Rev. Lloyd Brockmeyer. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at the chapel. Inurnment: Linwood Cemetery, Dubuque.
Mabel is survived by her sister-in-law, Mary Kruse; niece, Kathi (Tom) Heiser; nephew, Dennis Kruse; great-niece, Kimberly Heiser; great-nephew, Michael Heiser, all of California; and friends, Verla Horner and Donna Fugate of Cedar Rapids.
She was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.
Mabel was born Jan. 8, 1908, in Dubuque. She graduated from the University of Iowa. She retired from United Fire Group in 1974. Mabel enjoyed reading and working crossword puzzles.
Memorials may be directed to St. Jude Research Hospital.
Published in The Gazette Jan. 15, 2013.