Judy Kruzel, 66

Judy Kruzel, age 66, of Howard Lake, died Saturday, May 3, 2014, at her home, after battling gracefully with cancer. Her fighting spirit and sense of humor were evident until the very end.

She was born March 11, 1948, in Delano, the daughter of Herb and Frannie Bock.

Judy was united in marriage to Dennis Kruzel Oct. 15, 1966, at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Delano. This union was blessed with two sons, Brian and Mike.

Judy was preceded in death by her husband, Dennis Kruzel; son Brian Kruzel; parents, Herb and Frannie Bock; in-laws, Joseph and Hattie Kruzel; and brother-in-law, Ivan Kruzel.

She is survived by her son, Mike Kruzel and wife Jennifer; granddaughters Katie Kruzel and McKenna Kruzel; sister Bev Speckel and husband Ray; brother Butch Meyer and wife Dianna; sister-in-law Jeanne Zick and husband Darrold; nephews, Matt Sauerbrey, Dan Meyer, and Randy Speckel; nieces Susie Demaris and Sandy Simon; and an enormous amount of friends.

A Celebration of Life service took place Saturday, May 10 at 11 a.m. at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Delano.

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