Ardell M. (Luppen) Kruger
Ardell M. Kruger, 78, of Britt passed away on Wednesday, August 30, 2006 at her home.
Ardell was born May 10, 1928 near Kanawha, Iowa to Edd and Christena (Nieman) Luppen. She attended country school near her home and attended Kanawha High School graduating in 1946. She was baptized in the Christian faith and later made her profession of Faith in the Kanawha Christian Reformed Church. Ardell was a member of the Woden Christian Reformed Church of Woden, where she enjoyed Bible study and fellowship.
Ardell was united in marriage with John H. Kruger on January 26, 1954 at the Christian Reformed Church Parsonage in Kanawha. After they married the couple farmed near Corwith and later near Wesley. In 1987 they moved to Britt.
Ardell was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was loved by her family, grandchildren, and friends. She enjoyed needlework and reading and especially family time together.
Ardell is survived by her children: Delaine Fedders and her husband, Ken and their children Andrew, Michael, and Ryan of Britt, Donyce Clement and her husband, Dennis and their children Matthew and Christina of North Bend, Nebraska, Kevin and his wife, Vana and their children Nickolaus, Rebecka, and Krista of Wesley, Marjean Olsen and her husband, David and their children Jonathon and Rachel of Mason City; two sisters: Evelyn Tjarks and Marlene Brooks both of Britt; one brother Edward Luppen and his wife, Wilma “Billie” of Kanahwa and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband John in 1994; her parents; sister Marjorie, in infancy; brothers-in-law Donald Brooks and James Tjarks, and nephew Richard Luppen.