Lester H. Cruse

Born on: January 8, 1938
Departed on: June 21, 2017

Visitation: June 25, 2017 at 1:00 pm
Service: June 25, 2017 at 3:00 pm
Burial: at a later date

Lester H. Cruse, 79, of Cloverdale, went home to the Lord June 21, 2017.
He was born January 8th, 1938 to Lester and Wilma (Robbins) Cruse.
Lester married the late Jacklin Schafer August 8th, 1963. He was also preceded in death by his parents and sister, Harriet Schulz.

He is survived by his daughter Leslee Smith and her husband Daniel, Step-son Michael Sinclair, daughter Sherri McElyea and her husband Daniel, other children Rhonda, Tony, Deborah, Christine and Robin Cruse, and 14 Grandchildren, Sister in Law Ruth Warner, several nieces and nephews.

Les worked 34 years at Eli Lilly, retiring in 1993. An avid motorcyclist, he was a lifetime member of ABATE, Harley Owners Group
(HOG), The American Motorcycle Association, and Midwest Motorcycle Club. He was a member of Peace Lutheran Church in Greencastle.

Memorial services for Lester will held at 3:00 pm on Sunday June 25th, 2017 at Whitaker Funeral home, Cloverdale. Family and friends may call from 1:00pm until the service time. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Wish Fund for Intrepid Hospice or to IU Health West
Cancer Center through Hendricks County Community Foundation.
Condolences can be sent to the family at: cds@whitakerfuneralhome.net