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|Cruce, Oliver I.
|Oliver I. "Bud" Cruce 85 of Altona, Illinois passed away Sunday, August 19, 2012 at 7:18 AM at Seminary Manor in Galesburg, Illinois.
Oliver was born February 17, 1927 in Urich, Missouri. He was the son of James and Mary (Ingham) Cruce. He was reared and educated in the Missouri area. He served in the armed forces and was a farmer and semi-truck driver. Oliver married Mary Edwards on March 21, 1953 in Altona, Illinois.
Surviving are his wife Mary, one son Jeff of Altona, two sisters of Independence, Missouri; Czerna (Gene) Johney and Catherine (John) Freytag, one brother John Cruce of Knob Noster Missouri.
He is preceded in death by his parents, one sister and 3 brothers.
Many nieces and nephews are going to miss him.
A graveside memorial services will be held Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 10:30 AM in the Oneida Cemetery. Pastor Karen Martin and Pastor Linda VanSandt will be officiating. Per his request cremation rites will be accorded. Memorial donations may be left to the Beacon of Hope Hospice. Online condolences and sympathy cards can be made at www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com
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