Irene Frances Ruse, 81, died peacefully in her home with family at her side on April 4, 2022.
Born to Theodore and Elizabeth Krause on Oct. 9, 1940.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Theodore and Elizabeth Krause, sister Carol Scinoccca, brother Richard Krause, and stepson David Ruse.
She leaves behind her loving husband Roger Ruse, of 42 years, her primary caregiver for the past five years; her dog Suzie; children; Barb (Kevin) Debbie (Brian), Jeff (Laurie), Terri and stepdaughter Debbie Ruse; sister Jan (Rick), brother Bernie (Pat), many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
By her request there will be no public service.
Irene always put others before herself. She never let anyone leave her home without a meal and words of encouragement.