Mary Anne (Butler) Kruckenberg

1930 - 2021



Mary Anne Kruckenberg, 91, passed away peacefully at home in Kent, Ohio on June 28th with family members at her side. Born 1930 to Dorothy and Chester Butler in Brooten, Minnesota, a small prairie town, Mary turned humble beginnings into an adventurous life. The family moved to Hartley, Iowa where her father bought and ran a Gambles hardware store. Mary was a regular at the store counting out nails for customers.

In 1949 she married Cory Kruckenberg, a local farm boy. Their life...

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Geoffrey Mayo

July 12, 2021 8:44 PM

I just loved Mary! She treated my like a member of the family. Her son Gene and I were thick as thieves. So sorry to hear of her death. 

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