Born: December 11, 1921
Died: February 23, 2014
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 from 10:00 am
Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Arlington Heights, IL
Anna Kruse (nee Drochner), 92, a resident of Hoffman Estates was born on December 11, 1921 in Lithuania to the late Gottfried and the late Auguste (nee Odau) and passed away peacefully on February 23, 2014. She loved tending to her garden and spending time with her many grandchildren.
Anna was the adoring wife of the late Peter; loving mother of the late Fred Drochner, Anita (the late John) Freling, Maria Kruse and Edgar (Sandy)Kruse; fond grandmother of Renee, Adam, Stefanie (Chris), Jay (Danielle), Christopher, Michael (Lindsey), Peter (Robia), Ryan, Brittany (Jason), Stephen, Mikayla, Savannah, Cassy, Olivia and Emma; proud great grandmother of Brianna, Makayla, Matthew, Ryder, Leah, Tristian, Gabriel, Zoe and Quinn; dear sister of 6, she is survived by her sister Lena; beloved aunt to Ed (Martha) Drochner, Herta (the late Eduard) Mueller, Edith (Frank) Albers, Harry (Hilda) Drochner, Erika (the late James) Napier, and Erich (Joann) Drochner and great aunt to many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in Anna’s name to the American Cancer Society or Alexian Brothers Hospice, 901 S. Martha St., Elk Grove, IL 60007.
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