Troy L. Kruse, age 53 of Defiance, passed away on Sunday, May 24, 2020 at Blue Creek Healthcare Center in Whitehouse, Ohio.
He was born on August 29, 1966 to George and Margene (Anderson) Kruse in Defiance. Troy had previously worked at Cooper's Hatchery. He collected sports memorabilia, and was a huge fan of college football, especially The Ohio State Buckeyes. He enjoyed bicycling, and he rode to Marblehead all by himself.
Troy is survived by his loving parents, George and Margene Kruse, his two brothers, George G. (Kim) Kruse of Defiance, and Victor J. (Lora) Kruse of Columbus, five nephews, one niece, five great-nephews, and one great-niece.
A private visitation for immediate family will be held at Schaffer Funeral Home in Defiance. A graveside funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, June 1, 2020 at Riverview Memory Gardens in Defiance, with Celebrant Deb Miller officiating.
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