(Bill) Henry William Kruger: 1920-2009

Bill Kruger was born May 7th, 1920 and passed away at his home in Cottonwood Arizona July 9th, 2009. Bill lived in Hastings, Nebraska with his parents Reinhard and Rebecca Kruger and moved to Kenesaw, Nebraska in 1927.

Bill was baptized in Hastings Lutheran Church and confirmed in Kenesaw's St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Bill graduated from Kenesaw High School in 1938. He served in the U.S. Military Service from 1940-1945.

Bill worked for Technicolor Film Industry from 1946 until he retired in 1985. Bill married Pasty Mortensen in 1958 and they resided in Glendale, California and Sedona, Arizona until their move to Cottonwood.

Bill is survived by one sister Jannett Kruger Dykeman and her husband Clifford, Sister in law Molly (Mortensen) Cooley and her husband Noel, brother in law Ben Mortensen as well as many nieces and nephews.

The family is grateful for special friends Lyle, Danielle and the Arizona Hospice House giving Bill loving care until he met his father in heaven.

Bill is preceeded in death by his loving wife of 50 years, his parents and sister Selma Scofield.

At Bill's request there will be no memorial services. If you wish to give a memorial gift please send to Northern Arizona Hospice, 269 S. Candy Lane, Cottonwood, Arizona 86326 in memory of our loved brother, friend and uncle Bill.

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