Cyril Frederick Kruse

9 August 1927–15 June 2009 (Age 81)
Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, United States

The Life of Cyril Frederick

When Cyril Frederick Kruse was born on 9 August 1927, in Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, United States, his father, Cyril Bernard Kruse, was 25 and his mother, Esther Bertha Kamps, was 39. He married Marilyn G. LaMarsh on 16 February 1959, in Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, United States. He lived in Julien, Dubuque, Iowa, United States in 1930 and Julien Township, Dubuque, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 15 June 2009, in Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, United States, at the age of 81.

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Cyril Frederick Kruse
Marilyn G. LaMarsh
Marriage: 16 February 1959

Spouse and Children

16 February 1959
Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Cyril Bernard Kruse


    Esther Bertha Kamps




World Events (8)


Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1934 · The Grout Museum

Age 7

The museum started as a private collection given to the city by Henry W. Grout. Today it is still a nonprofit educational museum that helps engage students and all people from the surrounding communities.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 22

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

1 German and Danish: nickname for someone with curly hair, a Low German variant of Kraus .2 German: from Middle High German kruse ‘pitcher’, ‘ceramic drinking vessel’; a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of jugs or a nickname for a heavy drinker.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Cyril Kruse in household of Cyril Kruse, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cyril Kruse Jr. in household of Cyril Kruse, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cyril F Kruse, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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