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Eastern Sierra News for June 16, 2024





Kurt Ripley Kruse

Devoted Papa, Father, and Friend Kurt Ripley Kruse, 59, died Friday, October 16, 2015 in a Motorcycle accident in Mammoth Lakes while riding with his son and friends.


Kurt was born August 5, 1956 in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania to Billie and Arthor Kruse. Kurt was an amazing man who lived his life to the fullest.

He was selfless, generous, caring, and a Godly man. His life revolved around his family.

After 30 years with UPS Kurt left Tulare and retired to Mammoth Lakes, Ca.

Kurt is survived by his older brother Kent Kruse, his children Alicia Duff, Shannon Kruse, Jeslin Kruse; Grandchildren Faith, Kelly, and Kasen, many more family and friends.

He was preceded in Death by the mother of his Children Cathlin Kruse and his parents.

A service will be held Shady rest Park on November 7th at 1pm in Mammoth Lakes. There will be a memorial Dirt Bike ride following the service.

All are welcome. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mammoth Christian Fellowship Church.