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C.M. Sloan & Sons Funeral Home

1327 North Wells Street, Fort Wayne, IN

OBITUARY

Ila May Gruse

June 30, 1927December 25, 2019

Ila May Gruse, 92, of Ft. Wayne, IN passed away on Wednesday, December 25, 2019. She was born on June 30, 1927 the daughter of Ross and Vera (May) Pooler. On October 28, 1950 she married George Gruse who preceded her in death.

She enjoyed sewing, knitting and oil painting.

Surviving relatives include son, John S. Gruse of Ft. Wayne, IN; daughter, Karla Gonya (Jerry) of Antioch, IL; grandchildren, John C. Gruse of Ft. Wayne, IN and Matthew Gonya of Antioch, IL; great granddaughter, Autumn Gruse; brother, Stanley Pooler and sister, Carol Krick.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; one brother, Louis Pooler and one sister, Marilyn Phillips.

Graveside services will be 10:30 AM Monday, December 30, 2019 at Lindenwood Cemetery 2324 West Main Street, Ft. Wayne, IN. CM Sloan and Son Funeral Home is assisting with the arrangements. www.dignitymemorial.com

Services

  • Graveside Service Monday, December 30, 2019

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Gwen Ruppert

December 30, 2019

I always enjoyed my time with Ila - what a wonderful lady she was! She was always happy to chat and loved her family! She will be missed here but reunited with her husband. You all have my deepest condolences.
-Gwen

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY