Ronald Victor Kruse, 70, of Omak died July 15, 2013 at his home. Ronald was born Sept. 9, 1942 to Merle and Violet Kruse in Opportunity, Wash. He attended and graduated from Fairfield High School. He then went on and graduated from Spokane Community College. Ronald served in the United States Navy. Ron married Sandy Rae Beedy, and they had three children.
He was a Master Electrician, working for Don Kruse Electric, for over 11½ years. He was a member of the Elks 1742 and the American Legion. Ronald lived in the area since 1974.
Ronald is survived by his daughter, Rhonda (Jeff) Harris; sons, Tim (Jaci) Kruse, and Scott (Kris) Kruse; granddaughters, Cassie Kruse, Nicolette Kruse, and Shelby Kruse; grandsons, Shawn Kruse, Jerromey Harris, and Josh (Brittany) Kruse; great-granddaughters, Bella Kruse, and Kaylyn Kruse; great-grandson, Westley Tuppling; siblings, Ralph (Doris) Kruse, Larry (Miriam) Kruse, Fred (Jan) Kruse, Ellen (Phil) Wirth, Don (Cela) Kruse, Norene (Mike) Abbott, Janice Miller, Al (Susan) Kruse and Donita Kruse; and many nieces and nephews.
Ron was preceded in death by his mother, Violet Kruse; and father, Merle Kruse; brother, Paul Kruse; and his wife, Sandy Kruse.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 27, at the Omak Presbyterian Church. A short reception will follow at the Church.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Manfisher Ministries in Omak or the Shriner Hospital in Spokane.
Precht-Harrison-Nearents Chapel and Okanogan County Crematory are entrusted with the arrangements