Nancy L. (Yost) Kruis

12/12/1934 - 03/08/2022


Obituary For Nancy L. (Yost) Kruis

Nancy Louise (Yost) Kruis
December 12, 1934 – March 8, 2022

Nancy Louise Kruis joined her beloved husband, Paul in heaven with our Lord, Jesus Christ after a courageous battle with cancer. She was surrounded by family at home where she passed peacefully. Nancy was born in Altoona, a daughter of the late Chester and Claire (Hallinan) Yost.
Nancy is survived by her children: Gene (Joanne), Judy (Rob) Guice, Michael, Patricia, Christine and Elizabeth; grandchildren: Courtney (Scott) Chirdon, Rebecca (Kyle) Locke, Scott (Elizabeth Smyser), Stephen, Jessica (Daniel) Chambers, Jennifer, Eric, Kara (Nick) Rennie; great-grandchildren: Cameron, Greer, Reagan, Mikenzie, Jace, Lexington, Paislee, Trenton and Landon.
She was preceded in death by her brothers: Tom and Ralph; sisters: Molly and Sara Ann; and great-grandson, Landen.
Nancy was a 1952 graduate of Altoona Catholic High School and worked at Keystone Radiator before retiring from the James E. VanZandt VA Medical Center as a nurse’s aide.
She loved watching her grandchildren playing sports; was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan, enjoyed crossword puzzles and bird watching. She enjoyed spending time playing games with her family, especially pinocle.
A private service will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are provided by The Stevens Mortuary Inc. 1421 8th Ave. Altoona, PA 16602
The family requests that memorial contributions be made in Nancy’s memory to: St. Jude Children’s Hospital, St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Condolences may be made at or Stevens Family Funeral Homes Facebook.

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Joseph J. Stevens III

Matthew J. McConville

Christopher J. Feathers

David J. Mason