Douglas Michael Kruse, a resident of Payson, Ariz. and Rocky Point, Mexico, died March 11, 2008 at the age of 60 after a short battle with cancer.
Mr. Kruse was a Vietnam War veteran, born Dec. 9, 1947 to Richard and Dorothy Kruse of Ackley, Iowa.
He married Donna Kruse in 1983 and was a resident of the Payson area for almost 25 years. He was very proud of his dual citizenship in America and Mexico.
He is survived by his son Dalton Kruse, a stepdaughter Stacy Larson (Galusha), a son-in-law Dennis Larson, two granddaughters Riley and Hailee and one grandson Colton. He was preceded in death by his father and mother and his wife.
A celebration of his life will be held in Rocky Point, Mexico in May.