The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


August 18, 2013

Lois Kruse

NEOSHO, Mo. — Lois Kruse, 86, Neosho, died Aug. 16, 2013, at her home in Neosho, following an illness since June.

Lois was born Dec. 5, 1926,  in Boulder City, Mo. and was a lifelong area resident.  She worked as credit manager for Neosho Products and Sunbeam for over 20 years. Lois enjoyed being with her family, quilting and crocheting and was a member of the First Christian Church in Neosho.

She is survived by her daughter, Nancy Amos and husband, Harvey, of Sulphur Springs, Ark.; her brother, Roy Mitchell, of Neosho; two grandsons, Jeff Amos, of Gravette, Ark. and Brad Amos, of Sulphur Springs; and four great- grandchildren, Kiana Kerschner, of Republic, Mo., Colby Amos, of Gravette, Kelsi Amos and Jaylea Amos, of Bentonville, Ark.

Services will be Tuesday, Aug. 20, at 1 p.m. at the First Christian Church in Neosho, Rev. Al Gritten will officiate. Interment will follow in the Hazel Green Cemetery, Boulder City, Mo. Friends may call at the Clark Funeral Home, Neosho on Monday from 9 am until 7 p.m. and the family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday evening at the funeral home.

Contributions in memory of Lois may be made to Hazel Green Cemetery or Hospice Compassus, c/o Clark Funeral Home, P.O. Box 66, Neosho, Mo.  64850.

Service arrangements are under the directions of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho, Mo.

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