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Former state senator dies at 88

Posted: 7:31 AM, Nov 27, 2017
Updated: 2017-11-27 13:31:45Z

Former Nebraska state senator Lowen Kruse died at age 88 on Friday. 

Kruse, a pastor who served in the state legislature from 2000 until 2004, represented the Northeast portion of Omaha. 

His wife said he died of cancer. A memorial service to honor his life is planned for Dec. 30 at First United Methodist Church in Omaha.