Henry KruseHenry Kruse was born January 12, 1925, in Moorhead, MN to Christian Ferdinand Kruse and Maida Marguerita (Wolff) Kruse, both who emigrated here from Germany. He attended Fargo Public Schools through 8th grade. He later served in the 8th Army Air Corps B17 Bomber Group and the 44th Infantry Division, 63rd Combat Engineers, Battalion Company B in the European Theatre during World War II.
After the war he returned to the FM area where he met Helen Louise Andersen. They were married at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in 1946. They recently celebrated 66 years of marriage on Sept. 21, 2012.