Gene Notes

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Saturday, October 1, 2011

Sympathy Saturday - Bernard Peter Kruszka

Bernard Kruszka

Bernard “Ben” Kruszka, age 92, died Monday, September 26, 2011 at NHC in Cookeville, TN.

No services are planned.

Bernard Peter “Ben” Kruszka was born in Buffalo, NY on April 4, 1919 to the late Leon and Mary (Klijewska) Kruszka.

His family moved to Detroit in the 1920s. He was a longtime resident of Redford Township, MI. He was a veteran of World War II and served in the Army Air Corps in the Pacific. Ben was an upholsterer for over 40 years. He moved to Cookeville with his son and daughter-in-law in 2007.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Jennie Zalot Kruszka in 2004, his brother, Art Kruszka in 1971 and sister, Leona Kruszka Stack in 1973.

He is survived by his loving son, Bernard A. Kruszka and wife Anne of Cookeville, two granddaughters, Sara and Andrea, and several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

The family would like to thank the staffs of Morningside Assisted Living and National Health Care, Cookeville for the loving care given Ben during his residency.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Friends of Cookeville/Putnam County Animals, PO Box 2615, Cookeville, TN 38502.

Copyright 2011, ACK for Gene Notes

1 comment:

  1. Our prayers, but you know that, and I said it before, will say it again, it is a well done obituary. May he rest in peace.