Sept. 5, 1923 – Feb. 11, 2013

Lorean Kruse, 89, of Wallowa, Milton-Freewater and lately of Corvallis, died after a short illness Feb. 11, 2013.

She was born in The Dalles to David and Rena Ransier. She was a graduate of The Dalles High School and served in the U.S. Navy at Great Lakes Naval Base in Chicago, Ill.

In 1948 she married Edwin Kruse.

Lorean enjoyed baking, gardening, camping and spending time with her family.

She is survived by sons David of Corvallis and Robert of Oland, Calif.; brother Jim Ransier of Las Vegas; one grandson; two great-granddaughters and a niece.

She was preceded in death by her parents and Ed, her husband of 45 years.

In accordance with Lorean’s wishes, there will be no service or funeral.

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