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Anna M. (Burdiek) Kruse
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Anna M. (Burdiek) Kruse

Anna M. (Burdiek) Kruse, 109, St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at Living Community.
She was born on a farm in Seneca, Kansas on January 7, 1909, one of eight children of Henry and Berdina (Feldkamp) Burdiek, formerly of Damme, Germany.
Anna married Joseph Kruse on September 5, 1933 in Seneca, Kansas. They became parents of 5 children.
She was a homemaker while living on the farm in St. Benedict, Kansas. She then moved to St. Joseph and worked for 17 years at St. Joseph Hospital in the newborn nursery prior to her retirement.
Anna was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph in 1964. Also deceased are her parents; son, Francis Kruse; brothers, Frank, John, Ben, Joe, Father Fabian Burdiek; sisters, Elizabeth Ronnebaum and Sister M. Juletta OSB.
She is survived and will be missed by her four daughters, Anna Mae Bachman, St. Joseph, Missouri, Betty Shelton, St. Joseph, Missouri, Althea Sprague (Ron), Gilbert, Arizona, Ginny Obersteadt (Carl), St. Joseph, Missouri; 13 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; 2 step-great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.
Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 A.M. Monday, Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Interment Mount Olivet Cemetery. Parish Rosary 6:00 P.M. Sunday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. The family will gather with friends 6:30 to 8:00 P.M. Sunday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.

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Parish Rosary




6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory

5005 Frederick Blvd.
Saint Joseph, MO 64506





6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory

5005 Frederick Blvd.
Saint Joseph, MO 64506

Mass of Christian Burial




10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church

Cemetery Details


Mount Olivet Cemetery

St. Joseph, MO


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