Kathy Ann Kruse
                                            May 25, 1953 -- October 31, 2018

Kathy Ann Kruse, 65, of Middlebury, died on Wednesday, October 31, at her
residence. She was born on May 25, 1953, in Waynesville, NC, to Cecil and
Rena (Beck) Mehaffey. Surviving are brother, Dwight (Edna) Mehaffey of
Belmont, NC; sister, Karen Mahaffey of Waynesville, NC. She was preceded
in death by her parents and an infant brother, Mark Mehaffey. Kathy was a
member of Emanuel Baptist Church in Vistula and worked at Artisan Interiors
the past five plus years. She loved doing crafts, going fishing, and caring for
animals. A memorial service will be at 2:00 pm on Monday, November 5 at
Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, 1003 S. Main St., Middlebury. Services will be
conducted by Pastor Troy Bowers. Memorials may be given to the Humane
Society of Elkhart County.  Online condolences may be offered at

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Kathy is such a sweet and gentle lady. Please accept my sincere
condolences. Trust the Lord with his guidance.
From: Chelli Sullivan
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RIP my sweet sister-in-law. I will always remember and love you!
From: Steve and Susie Baker