Betty K. Kruelle
Betty K. Kruelle

November 25, 1933 - February 9, 2018
Born in Washington, DC
Resided in Edgewater, Maryland
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Betty Katherine (nee Suit) Kruelle went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, February 9, 2018 at home after a brief illness, she was 84. Born in Washington, DC on November 25, 1933 she was the daughter of the late Ralph A. Suit and Annie M. (Divver) Suit. Mrs. Kruelle was an Edgewater, MD resident for 62 years.
Betty attended McKinley Technical High School, Washington, DC, graduating in 1951 Betty was a homemaker while her children were young to be at home and raise them. She then went onto outside employment for herself, working at different government agencies such as the State Dept, Dept of Defense, and the FBI and Naval Communications. She also worked for the Board of Education. Betty’s first and favorite job was with the Passport Division of the State Dept.
She was a long time member of Trinity Evangelical. Lutheran Church, Mt. Rainier, MD, where Gus and Betty were married over 65 years ago. Betty had a great love of family especially her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Many interests include; travel, music, reading, puzzles, card and board games, sewing, genealogy, horse racing, cooking and baking. Her favorite vacation had been to Bermuda.
Her survivors include her husband August “Gus” Henry Kruelle who she married on June 7, 1952, her children; Dale Kruelle, Hughesville, PA, Linda G. Kruelle, College Park, MD, Pat Wilhite, Acworth, GA and Kathy Southwick, Severna Park, MD as well as her siblings; Charles Suit, Diamondhead, MS and Shirley Thompson, St. Michaels, MD. Betty was the loving grandmother of eight and great-grandmother of four. She was preceded in death by her brother Ralph H. Suit, Sr and her parents.
Relatives and friends may call at the Hardesty Funeral Home, P.A. 12 Ridgely Ave. Annapolis, MD on Monday February 12, 2018 from 2-4 & 6-8 PM.
Funeral service will be held on Tuesday February 13, 2018 at 11:00 am at the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 30th St. and Bunker Hill Rd., Mt. Rainier, MD 20712 interment following at Lakemont Memorial Gardens, 900 West Central Avenue, Davidsonville, MD 21035
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Chesapeake or The Salvation Army.





Hardesty Funeral Home-Annapolis
12 Ridgely Avenue
Annapolis, MD US 21401
Monday, February 12, 2018
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Monday, February 12, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church
4000 30th Street
Mt. Rainier, MD US 20712
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
11:00 AM
Lakemont Memorial Gardens
900 West Central Avenue
Davidsonville, MD US 21035
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
1:00 PM


Salvation Army
P.O Box 3344
Annapolis, MD 21403
Hospice of the Chesapeake
90 Ritchie Hwy.
Pasadena, MD US 21122