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Susan Kruger

October 14, 1958 — July 30, 2017


Susan Marie Kruger, age 58 of Westfield, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, July 30, 2017 at her home. She was born at the Portage hospital on October 14, 1958 to Paul and Edith (Buchholz) Duesterhoeft. Sue was baptized and confirmed at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church in Montello, where she also attended grade school. She was a 1976 graduate of Montello High School. Following graduation, Sue attended Fond du Lac Technical College for secretarial work where employment followed at Berlin Memorial Hospital. Later, she attended Madison Technical College for computer science and found employment at Rayovac Corporate Headquarters in Madison.

On September 8, 1990, Susan was united in marriage to James R. Kruger at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church in Montello. After marriage, Sue loved working alongside her husband on their farm located in the Township of Westfield. On the farm, she took pride in bookkeeping as the office manager for So-Fine Bovines, LLC.

In 1997, Sue was truly blessed with her only son, Jakob John. Sue enjoyed playing pool, bowling, snowmobiling, and shooting trap with her family and friends.

Survivors include her husband, Jim; her only son, Jakob; her mother, Edith Duesterhoeft, Montello; her brother, Kurt Duesterhoeft, Rockford, IL; and other close relatives and many friends. Sue was preceded in death by her father, Paul and two infant sisters, Kay Lynn and Lori Jean. She will be truly missed as a very devoted wife and mother.

A visitation for Sue will be held on Friday, August 4, 2017 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. and on Saturday, August 5, 2017 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Westfield.

A funeral service for Sue will be held on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Westfield with Rev. Gary H. Schultz officiating. Burial will be in Westfield East Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established in Sue’s name.

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Friday, August 4, 2017

4:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

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Saturday, August 5, 2017

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Saturday, August 5, 2017

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Saturday, August 5, 2017

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