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“So sorry for your loss. Thinkin bout each one of you through this difficult time. Lois will be greatly missed. Sending my prayers your way. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Nicole Barnum - Lincoln, NE

“Thinking of you all this afternoon. Lois was the sweetest, most genuine person. Always there for someone in need -- She was so good to my mom...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Deanna Hill - Peoria, AZ

“I'm so sorry to hear about Lois, Heaven sure got an Angel she was such a sweet and loving Mother,Grandmother, and friend she could always make a...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Korena Walz - North Platte, NE

“We are so sorry for your loss. Lois was a wonderful person, and will be missed by many. Your all in our thoughts and prayers. Nick, Heidi and...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Heidi - Hershey, NE

“We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Paul & Vanessa Kummer - Colfax

“Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Paul & Shirley Gulsvig - Wahpeton, ND

“Dear Kuruc family: So many years have gone by since the days when we lived just down the road from all of you. Our dads would fly and we would all...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Linda Bakken DiPaolo - Lawtey, FL

“WE ARE SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. SHE WAS A VERY SPECIAL LADY TO JESSIE AND TO YOU ALL OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY GODS BLESSINGS ON YOU ALL ...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: JIM AND LOIS HASS - AUDUBON, MN


Lois Kuruc, 77, rural Colfax, ND, passed away Saturday, March 10, 2012 at her home. A Memorial Service will be Thursday, 7 PM at Vertin-Munson Funeral Home, Wahpeton with Rev. Ken Kirchenwitz officiating. Visitation with the family will be from 4 PM until the time of service on Thursday. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery, Wahpeton. Lois was born September 30, 1934 at Wyndmere, ND, the daughter of Leo and Adeline (Groen) Snyder. She was united in marriage to John Kuruc Jr. on October 7, 1950 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Mooreton, ND. They made their home and raised their six children on a farm by Colfax, ND. John passed away March 29, 1994, and Lois continued to live on the farm. Lois was a wife and mother that enjoyed her children and adored her granddaughters and was overjoyed with her great-grandsons. She cherished the cooking they did together, the ideas they come up with and would look forward to her grandchildren's and great-grandchildren's overnight stays and long special talks. When preparing a meal for others she would always make enough food for an army, and what a feast. Lois's hobbies were sewing and painting ceramics; she would come up with her own crazy colors which would make it difficult to duplicate or touch one up. She was always willing to help out with the animals and would be the first to assist with the bottle feeding. Lois is survived by her five sons and one daughter: Jeff Kuruc, and his special friend Marlyn, Colfax; Doug (Linda) Kuruc, their children, Julia Kuruc and her son Evan, Colfax, and Cynthia Kuruc and her son Johnny, Moorhead; Tim Kuruc, Colfax; Paula Kuruc, Wahpeton; Curtis Kuruc, and his special friend Jessie, Colfax; and Wayne Kuruc, Colfax; her sister, Leola Heyen, Bismarck, ND; two brothers, Dennis (Judy) Snyder, Chester, MT; Daryl (Ardyce) Snyder, New Rockford, ND; two sisters-in-law, Faye Snyder, Augusta, GA; Cathy Snyder, Shelby, MT; and a brother-in-law, Kenny (Cari) Jacobs, Mandan, ND; She was preceded in death by husband, John Kuruc Jr., her parents, Adeline and Leo Snyder; two brothers Don and Duane Snyder and her sister Lamae Jacobs. In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to Riveredge Hospice, Breckenridge, MN or Roger Maris Cancer Center, Fargo, ND.

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