Gertrude H. Kruger
December 16, 1934 ~ October 7, 2012
Gertrude H. Kruger, 77, of Norwalk, wife of Henry “Dutch” Kruger, died peacefully at home Sunday.
Born in Norwalk, December 16, 1934, daughter of the late Anthony and Helen Bacho Soltes, she was a life-long city resident.
Survivors in addition to her husband include three sons; Thomas Kruger and his wife Elke, of Norwalk, Timothy Kruger and his wife Cher, of Sarasota, Florida, Keith Kruger and his wife Regina, of Stamford one sister; Florence Dorta and a brother, Louis Soltes, Sr., both of Norwalk, seven grandchildren; Heather, Tom, Steven, Tonilynn, Jason, Megan and Anika, and three great grandchildren; Ashlyn, Dominic, and Angelina.
Mrs. Kruger is predeceased by two other brothers; Anthony and Joseph Soltes.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 10:00 A.M. in St. Ladislaus Church, 25 Cliff Street. Burial will follow in St. John Cemetery.
The wake will be Thursday, 4:00 to 8:00 P. M. at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue.
The family requests memorial contributions to Whittingham Cancer Center, c/o Norwalk Hospital Foundation, Maple Street, Norwalk, CT 06856.