Edna Mae Kruse, 96, of Eldora, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013 at the Valley View Nursing & Rehab Center in Eldora while under Care Initiatives Hospice. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, Dec. 28 at 11 a.m. at the Eldora United Methodist Church with visitation held one hour prior to the funeral service at the church. Private burial will take place at the Eastlawn Memory Garden in Eldora. Memorials may be directed to the family. Online condolences may be left at www.abelsfuneralhomes.com
Edna is survived by her daughters Karen (Lonny) Speas of Ames, NE, Beverly Kruse of Eldora, IA & Linda (Curt) Smith of Marshalltown, IA; 6 grandchildren Michael (Nicole) Speas of Mitchell, SD, Calvin Speas of Ames, NE, Troy (Jennifer) Speas of Valentine, NE, Sondra (Van) Allen of Rogers, AR, Scott (Katie) Lujan of Washington, IA and Amanda Smith of Des Moines, IA; 7 great-grandchildren Heather Speas, Jackieann Helma, Cameron & Dalton Speas, Becky Allen, Isabella, Olivia & Sophia Lujan and Harper Steward; great-great grandchildren Jaden, Violet and Tanner Helma; several nieces and nephews.