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Margaret Louise Kruse
July 19, 1929- April 17, 2018
San Clemente, CA
Wife of Raymond R. Kruse, deceased 1980.
Margaret is survived by three loving children:
• Deborah Norton (James) of Oakland Township, MI
• Jeffrey Kruse (Cynthia) of Bloomfield Hills, MI
• Leslie Miller of San Clemente, CA
Hillary Pulliam (Zachary), Jessica Nelson (Andrew), Jarret Kruse, Kelsey Kruse (d. 2009), Vail Miller,
Zachary Miller and four great-grandchildren.
Born Philadelphia, PA, lived many years in Detroit and Farmington Hills, MI where she raised her family,
then to San Clemente in 1985.
Margaret and beloved husband Raymond Kruse owned and managed Hair Salons for over 30 years.
Home decorating was a great passion. She never stopped helping others make their homes “elegant
An active member of Saint Andrew’s by-the-Sea, United Methodist Church she contributed in many ways
and had many longtime friends. Margaret was a proud P.E.O. member.
Her love of live music took her to events at various local restaurants with her many friends. Please visit
O’Neills, Arroyo Trabuco on Friday nights to hear some magical sounds and feel Margaret’s love.
Memorial Service at St. Andrews by the Sea, Thursday, May 17th, 2018 at 1:00pm.