Arthur (Art) W. Cruse, Jr.


STILLMAN VALLEY – Arthur (Art) W. Cruse, Jr. age 77 of Stillman Valley passed away on Sun. May 19, 2019. He was born on Feb. 9, 1942 in Sparta, Wis., the son of Arthur Sr. and Ruby (Adams) Cruse.

Art graduated from South Beloit class of 1960. He then served in the U.S. Navy. He married Leah (Wedig) Cruse on June 10, 1972. His last job was a truck driver for Simons Trucking of Farley, Iowa.

He is survived by wife Leah of 46 yrs. Children, Tina Cruse (Gene Holtz), Tammy Cruse (Randy Levingston), and his son Christopher (Melissa)Cruse. Grandchildren, Eddie Torrance Jr., Ashley Cruse, Albert Levingston, Darion Levingston, Amanda McMasters and Adam Cruse. Seven Great-Grandchildren. Survived by five brothers, O. Roy (Linda) Spencer, David, Bruce (Debbie), Richard.

Proceeded in death by his parents and two sisters and two sister-in-laws.

Private services are pending.