Forum Communications Co., Published April 08 2010
Hancock, Minn., soldier dies Sunday in IraqHANCOCK, Minn. – A Hancock soldier was killed in Iraq in a noncombat-related incident, according to family sources.
Army Sgt. Kurt E. Kruize, a 1993 graduate of Hancock High School, died Sunday, his father Lyle Kruize told the Hancock Record on Wednesday morning. Kruize’s body arrived Tuesday night at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware.
Kruize was married to Billie Kruize of St. Cloud and had four children, according to his father.
Funeral arrangements have not been set. Lyle Kruize said he expects that services will be held in St. Cloud.