Beatrice A. Cruise

July 11, 1936 ~ January 20, 2024 (age 87) 87 Years Old

Beatrice Cruise Obituary

Beatrice A. Cruise, age 87, of Ohio, died Saturday, January 20, 2024 at Allure of Walnut.

            Beatrice was born July 11, 1936 in Dundee, the daughter of Herman and Luetta (Lindeman) Meyer.  She married John Cruise on August 10, 1957 in Dekalb.  Beatrice held many jobs during her life but, most importantly, she was a farmer’s wife and mother of four.

            She is survived by her husband of Ohio; her four children, Donna (Fred) Munic of San Jose, CA, Diane Forristall of Davis Junction, Dawn Lauer of Ohio, and Denise (Scott) Borgstadt of Sierra Vista, AZ; one sister, Karen (Merle) Sepplefrick of Elburn; eight grandchildren, Marc and Cati Munic, Matt and Brandon Forristall, and Carissa Welsh, Bryson and Gabbie Lauer, and Kelsey Borgstadt; nine great grandchildren, Bennett Munic, Addy, Hunter, Luke and Levi Forristall, Elliot Welsh, Conner and Carson Cruise, and Celina Lauer; and several nieces and nephews.

            She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Merl Meyer; two grandchildren, Trevor Lauer and Abby Borgstadt; and one son-in-law, Jerry Lauer.

            A private family funeral will be held at a later date.

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