Evelyn Kruse Hues

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By The Staff

Hues – A longtime resident of Los Alamos, N.M., Evelyn Kruse Hues, age 86, was called by her Savior to her eternal home May 11, 2008, in Grapevine, Texas. She was born in Hannibal, Mo., the daughter of Ernst and Anna Kruse. She attended school in West Ely and moved to Portland, Ore., in 1943, where she worked wiring guns on navy ships and met her future husband, who worked under her supervision. They were married in 1945 and moved their family to Los Alamos, N.M., in 1957, where she has resided since.

Her husband of 61 years, Alvin D. Hues, and two grandchildren preceded her in death.

She is survived by children, Jackie Hues of San Antonio, Texas; Vicki and husband John Jolin of Los Alamos, N.M.; and Cathy and husband John McConnell of Colleyville, Texas. She has seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Her sister, Frankie Kent of Ocean Park, Wash., also survives her.

Services will be held 1 p.m. Friday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Santa Fe, N.M., with graveside services at Guaje Pines Memorial Park in Los Alamos, N.M. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.