Addlee Cruse, 86, died Tuesday, January 16, 2018. She was born August 25, 1931 in Madison County, the daughter of Earl and Helen Kauffman.
Addlee married Lindell Cruse July 4, 1948 at the Presbyterian Church in Fredericktown. They shared 64 years of marriage. He preceded her in death.
Mrs. Cruse was also preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by son Larry (Colleen) Cruse; brothers Blaine (Jennye) Kauffman, Jerry (Karen) Kauffman; grandchildren Erin (Jared) Embry, Erika Cruse; great-grandchildren Macy Embry, Jack Embry, Cruz Embry; and one niece Betsy Kauffman.
Mrs. Cruse was of the Christian Faith, and enjoyed cooking, baking cakes, crocheting, making quilts, canning, gardening, and playing cards.
Funeral services were January 20, at the Follis & Sons Funeral Home with Pastor Bill Wright officiating. Burial followed at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Fredericktown.