Jennie L. Kruzel, 56

Jennie Leigh Kruzel, age 56, of Howard Lake, passed away Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, surrounded by her loved ones.

A memorial service will take place Sunday, Oct. 30 at 1 p.m. at Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home in Howard Lake, with visitation one hour prior to the service.

The Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home in Howard Lake is handling the arrangements; www.swansonpeterson.com.

Jennie was born Sept. 5, 1960, in Clovis, NM, to Robert and Betty (Hult) Nolby.

She was united in marriage to Roman “Buddy” Kruzel July 30, 1988. The couple made their home in Howard Lake. To this union, two children were born; Colton and Leah.

Jennie enjoyed gardening, canning, arranging flowers, cooking, and spending time with her family. She worked for several years at the Howard Lake Drug Store.

She is survived by her husband, Buddy; children Colton (Shauna) Kruzel, and Leah Kruzel; grandchildren Luke Thaemert, Levi Plendl, and McKayla Kruzel; sisters, Cheri (Dudley) Johnson, Robyn (Robert) Mahlberg, Bonnie (Patrick) Perro, Jody (Kerry) Schoer, and Bobbi (Joel) Varichak; along with several other relatives, and friends.

Jennie was preceded in death by her parents, Bob and Betty.

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