ULRICH, Alberta M.

b. 10 Jun 1941 - Kansas City, Missouri

d. 19 Sep 2008

From Salina Journal - Monday, September 22, 2008

MARION -- Alberta M. "Bertie" Pritz, 69, died Friday, Sept. 19, 2008. She was born June 10, 1941, in Kansas City, Mo. She was preceded in death by her adopted mother, Bertha (Boettcher) Ulrich; and twin brother, Robert Ulrich. Survivors include her friend, Willard Hett, Marion; children, Michael and wife Beulah, San Antonio, Robin Pritz and companion Pat Love, Lost Springs, and Maurice Jr., Wichita; and three grandchildren.



b. 22 July 1917 - Jetmore, Kansas

d. 13 Dec 2008 - Hillsboro, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Monday, December 15, 2008
HILLSBORO - Evelyn D. Seibel, 91, died Dec. 13, 2008, at Hillsboro. She was born July 22, 1917, in Jetmore, the daughter of Albert and Elizabeth Ellis Underhill. Married Roy SEIBEL, in Florence. He died in 2003. Survivors include: daughter, Kay Swift, Satanta; three grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandsons.


UNRAU, H. Bernice

b. 8 Sep 1920

d. 29 Apr 2008 - Inman, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Friday, May 2, 2008

INMAN - H. Bernice Duerksen, 87, died April 29, 2008. She was born Sept. 8, 1920, to the late Henry B. and Elisabeth (Schroeder) Unrau. Married Mildor F. DUERKSEN. He died on April 11, 2005. Survivors include: sons, Larry, Merle, John, Brian; brother, Gladwin Unrau; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.


UNREIN, Gerald Lee

b. abt 1954

d. 18 Sep 2008

From Hays Daily News - Sunday, September 21, 2008

Gerald Lee "Jerry" Unrein, 54, Wichita, died Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008. Survivors include his mother, Wilma Unrein, Wichita; two brothers, Mike Unrein, Wichita and Steve Unrein, Tarboro, N.C.; two sisters, Peggy Griffith, Wichita and Joanne Friederich, Tenn.; and Theresa Larsen, Pottsboro, Texas. He was preceded by his father, Alvin.


UNRUH, Ada Anna (Buller)

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UNRUH, Albert, Sr.

b. 22 Mar 1928 - Barton County, Kansas

d. 12 Oct 2008 - Springhill

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Tuesday, October 14, 2008

GREAT BEND - Albert "Buck" Unruh Sr., 80, died Oct. 12, 2008, at Springhill. He was born March 22, 1928, in Barton County, the son of Benjamin H. and Carrie M. Unruh. Married Marcia Marie YOUNG COPELAND in Fowler. She died Aug. 3, 2004. Survivors include: son, Albert Lee, Jr., Osawatomie; stepson, Randy Copeland, Gallup, N.M.; stepdaughter, Pamela Ann Munoz-Hall, Klamath Falls, Ore; brothers, Elmer W., Enterprise, and Ben E., Woodward, Okla.; 10 grandchildren; and 18 great-grand-children. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Cara Marie Unruh, a brother, Victor Unruh, three half-brothers, Alvin Unruh, Paul Unruh, and Sylvester Unruh, and four half sisters, Frieda Collins, Gertrude Van Cleave, Ruth Lembecker and Augusta Unruh


UNRUH, Beverly (Harms)

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UNRUH, Bruce Lynn

b. 4 Nov 1947 - Enid, Oklahoma

d. 5 Nov 2004 - Ringwood, Oklahoma

From Ultimate Tribures.

Bruce Lynn Unruh - 1947 - 2004 - Ringwood: Funeral service for Bruce Lynn Unruh will be Wednesday, November 10, 2004 at 2:00 P.M. at Lanman Funeral Home Chapel in Helena. Bruce was born on November 4, 1947 in Enid, Oklahoma to Leonard and Wanda “LeCrone” Unruh and passed from this life on November 5, 2004. Married Phyllis Little in Cordell, Oklahoma. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis of Ringwood; one son, Joshua Unruh of Havelock, North Carolina; one daughter, Melissa Mathis of Wichita, Kansas; two step sons, Terry Rowlan of Greeley, Colorado and Doug Sparkman of Denver, Colorado; two step daughters, Sherry Russell of Palco, Kansas and Deana Johansen of Nevada, Missouri; one brother, Jay Unruh of Colorado Springs, Colorado; one sister, Sonja Edwards of Ringwood; three grandchildren, Anastasija and Christian Flying Out and Sarah Anne Unruh; ten step-grandchildren, Angel, Roberta, David, Steven, Danny, A.J., Kevin, Shawn, Misti and Jason and seven step-great-grandchildren. Bruce is preceded in death by his parents


UNRUH, C. Howard

b. 16 Sep 1929

d. 26 Aug 2008

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Friday, August 29, 2008

GOESSEL - C. Howard Unruh, 78, died Aug. 26, 2008. Born Sept. 16, 1929, to Jake and Hannah Unruh. Married Esther VOTH. She survives. Other survivors include: sons, Tom, John, Fred and Bill; seven grandchildren; brothers, Paul, Roy, Harold; sisters, Eleanora Goertzen and Janet Kaufman. His parents and brother Willard preceded him in death


UNRUH, C. Howard

b. 16 Sep 1929 - Goessel, Kansas

d. 26 Aug 2008

From Newton Kansan - Friday, August 29, 2008

GOESSEL — C. Howard Unruh was born to Jake and Hannah Unruh on Sept. 16, 1929, at Bethesda Hospital in Goessel. (Died August 26, 2008). Married Esther VOTH on Jan 18, 1957, at Tabor Mennonite Church in Newton. They raised four sons and have seven grandchildren. Howard and Esther recently celebrated 50 years of marriage. Howard is survived by his wife, Esther; sons, Tom, John, Fred and Bill; and seven grandchildren. His surviving siblings include Paul Unruh, Roy Unruh, Eleanora Goertzen, Harold Unruh and Janet Kaufman. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jake and Hannah Unruh, and his brother, Willard.


UNRUH, Darlene (Koehn)

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UNRUH, Elvera Viola

b. 2 Apr 1923 - Meno, Oklahoma

d. 4 Oct 2008 - Hillsboro, Kansas

From Newton Kansan - Wednesday, October 8, 2008

HILLSBORO — Elvera Viola (Unruh) Jantz was born April 2, 1923, in Meno, Okla., the fifth of seven children of Peter B. and Elizabeth H. Unruh. Elvera passed away Saturday (Oct. 4, 2008) at the age of 85 in Hillsboro. Elvera is survived by her husband of 60 years, Harold R. JANTZ of Newton. Her children include twins, daughter Deanna (and Harold) Webb of Highland, Calif., and son Rodney (and Karen) Jantz of Stilwell; and son, Bradley Jantz of Newton. Also surviving are sisters, Delores Stevens of Denison, Texas, and Dorothy Koehn of Oklahoma City. She was preceded in death by her father, Peter B. Unruh; mother, Elizabeth H. (Jantz) Unruh; brother, Harold Unruh; sister, Virgie Koehn; brother, Melvin Unruh Jr.; and sister, Florene Bergman.


UNRUH, Elvera Viola

b. 2 Apr 1923 - Meno, Oklahoma

d. 4 Oct 2008 - Hillsboro, Kansas

From Hillsboro Star Journal - Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Elvera Viola Jantz, 85, died Oct. 4, 2008, at Parkside Homes, Hillsboro. Born April 2, 1923, at Meno, Okla., she was the daughter of Peter B. and Elizabeth H. (Jantz) Unruh. Married Harold JANTZ at New Hopedale Mennonite Church, Meno, Okla. She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Harold Unruh and Melvin Unruh; a sister, Florene Berman; and a grandson, Zachary Jantz. Elvera is survived by her husband; twins daughter, Deanna and Harold Webb of Highland, Calif., and son, Rodney and Karen Jantz of Stilwell, and son, Bradley Jantz of Newton; two sisters, Delores Stevens of Denison, Texas and Dorothy Koehn of Oklahoma City, Okla.; and six grandchildren.


UNRUH, Gloria Ann (Cheney)

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UNRUH, Helen Luella (Friesen)

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 UNRUH, Herman H.

b. 15 Oct 1913 - Aulne, Kansas -

d. 13 Aug 2008 - Marion, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Friday, August 15, 2008

MARION - Herman H. Unruh, 94, died Aug. 13, 2008, at Marion. He was born Oct. 15, 1913, at Aulne, the son of Peter P. and Mary (Hanneman). Married Iva HETT at Aulne. She survives of Marion. Other survivors include: sons, Dale and wife Phyllis, Peoria, Ill., Keith and wife Betty, Wichita; daughter, Donna Hoberecht and husband Clint, Woodinville, Wash.; eight grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

UNRUH, Ina Irene

b. 22 Oct 1906

d. 1 May 2008

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Friday, May 2, 2008

PRATT - Ina Irene Unruh, 101, died May 1, 2008. Born Oct 22, 1906, to Cornelius J. and Effie Schmidt Unruh. Married Dave UNRUH. He died Sept. 28, 2004. Survivors: son David Unruh; daughters Virginia Warner, Marjorie Coulter; sisters, Wilma McCabe, Viola Groom, Leona Johnson, Mae Cromwell-Bakay; 18 Grandchildren, 35 Great-grandchildren, and 21 Great-great-grand-children, many nieces, nephews and one cousin.


UNRUH, Junivee Leota

b. 3 Jan 1926 - Montezuma, Kansas

d. 17 Jun 2008 - Hutchinson, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Thursday, June 19, 2008

Junivee Leota Black, 82, died June 17, 2008, at Hutchinson. She was born Jan. 3, 1926, in Montezuma, the daughter of Joseph and Willie Mae Unruh. Junivee grew up on a farm near Montezuma. Married Robert C. BLACK at Pretty Prairie. He survives. Other survivors include: two daughters, Gail Rassette and husband Mark, Linda Perrin and husband Dennis, all of Hutchinson; four grandsons, Joe and Matt Hayes, Nicholas and Clinton Perrin; two great-grand-children, Braden and Avery Hayes; a sister, Myrtis Faye Walters of St. Louis; and several nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by her son, Duane Harold Black, and three sisters, Eva Hopkins, Dixie Wynn and Sonya Reese


UNRUH, Lowell R.

b. abt 1920

d. 7 Aug 2008

From Wichita Eagle - Tuesday, August 12, 2008

FLORENCE - Unruh, Lowell R., 80, died Aug. 7, 2008. Survivors: sons, Kim, Scott, Rex; daughter, Vicky Waggy; sister, Audrey Boese; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


UNRUH, Lowell

b. 25 Oct 1927 - Goessel, Kansas

d. 7 Aug 2008 - Florence, Kansas

From Newton Kansan - Wednesday, August 13, 2008

FLORENCE — Lowell Unruh, 80, passed away Thursday (August 7, 2008) in rural Florence.

He was born Oct. 25, 1927, in Goessel to Rudolph and Lydia (Schroeder) Unruh. He married Betty RATZLAFF. She preceded him in death. Survivors include his children, Vicki and Rex Waggy of Cedar Point, Kim and Debi of Marion, Scott and Doreen of Modesto, Calif., and Rex and Debbie of Lancaster, Calif.; seven grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; a sister, Audrey and Alvin Boese of Lehigh; sister-in-law, Elsie Unruh of Goessel; sister-in-law, Pat Goering and husband, Marlo, of Wichita; brother-in-law, Karl Ratzlaff of Waco, Texas; and many nieces and nephews. He also was preceded in death by a brother, Orville Unruh.


UNRUH, Margie Darlene

b. abt 1932

d. 8 Jul 2008

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Friday, July 11, 2008

SCOTT CITY - Margie Darlene Unruh Koehn, 76, died July 8, 2008. Married Wilbert KOEHN. He survives. Other survivors include: three sons: Merle and Judy, Stan and Cindy, Dale and Kandee; two daughters, Joanne and Larry Yost, Holly and Randall Giesbrecht; four sisters, Minnie and Johnny Becker, Julia and Roy Koehn, Ruby and Leon Koehn, Lois Miller; one brother, Sandord Unruh and Elsie; 21 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.


UNRUH, Margie Darlene

b. 29 Sep 1931 - McPherson, Kansas

d. 8 Jul 2008 - Wichita, Kansas

From the Garden City Telegram - July 10, 2008
SCOTT CITY -- Margie Darlene Unruh Koehn, 76, died Tuesday, July 8, 2008, in Wichita. She was born Sept. 29, 1931, in McPherson, to Frank and Elvina (Unruh) Unruh. Married Wilbert KOEHN at Lone Tree Mennonite Church in Galva, in a ceremony officiated by her father, a minister. In addition to her husband, survivors include three sons, Merle and Dale Koehn, both of Marienthal, and Stan Koehn of Wellton, Ariz.; two daughters, Joanne Yost of Wrens, Ga., and Holly Giesbrecht of Mesa, Wash.; four sisters, Minnie Becker of Hesston, Julia Koehn of Homeworth, Ohio, Ruby Koehn of Moundridge, and Lois Miller of Kidron, Ohio; a brother, Sandord Unruh of Okolona, Miss.; 21 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents.


UNRUH, Marsha Ruth (Chism)

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UNRUH, Phoebe R. (Leatherman)

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b. abt 1920

d. 15 Sept 2008

From Wichita Eagle - Wednesday, September 17, 2008

BURNS - Koehn, Ruby, 88, died Sept. 15, 2008. Service 10:30 a.m. Survivors: husband, Jake (KOEHN); daughters, Arlene Koehn, Nelda Koehn; son, Roy; brother, Willie Unruh; sisters, Erma Koehn, Vera Schmidt; 15 grandchildren. Petersen Funeral Home, Newton.



b. 23 Jun 1920 - Carnegie, Oklahoma

d. 15 Sep 2008 - El Dorado, Kansas

From Newton Kansan - Thursday, September 18, 2008

BURNS — Ruby Koehn, 88, of Burns, passed away Monday (Sept. 15, 2008) in El Dorado. She was born June 23, 1920, in Carnegie, Okla., to Phillip and Mary (Schmidt) Unruh. They preceded her in death. Married Jake KOEHN in Burns. He survives of Burns. Other survivors include daughters, Arlene Koehn of Burns and Nelda and Laurel Koehn of Farmington, Ky.; son, Roy and Sharlene Koehn of Las Vegas; brother, Willie and Dorothy Unruh of Howard; sisters, Erma and Harvey Koehn and Vera and Dean Schmidt, all of Potwin; 15 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. She also was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Chester Koehn; one grandchild; and one great-grandchild.



b. abt 1912

d. 8 Jun 2008

From Wichita Eagle - Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Unruh, Ruth, 96, homemaker, died June 8, 2008. Survivors: son, Darrell; daughters, Doris Weakley, Carol Hewitt, Bonnie Rhoads; 12 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great-grandchildren.



b. abt 1912

d. 8 June 2008, Wichita, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Sunday, June 15, 2008

WICHITA - Ruth Unruh, 96, died June 8, 2008, in Wichita. Survivors include: daughters, Doris Weakley, Carol Hewatt and Bonnie Rhoads; son, Darrell; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and sister, Barbara Rowles. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eli (UNRUH), daughter, Marcella, and seven siblings.



b. abt 1912

d. 8 Jun 2008 - Wichita, Kansas

From Dodge City Daily Globe - June 16, 2008

FOWLER — Ruth Unruh, 96, died Sunday, June 8, 2008, in Wichita. Survivors include three daughters, Doris Weakley and husband, Dean, Wichita, Carol Hewatt, Lone Grove, Okla., and Bonnie Rhoads and husband, Dan, Albany, Ga.; a son, Darrell Unruh and wife, Sue, Blair, Neb.; a sister, Barbara Rowles and husband, Virgil, Bakersfield, Calif.; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grand-children; and five great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eli; her daughter Marcella; four sisters; and three brothers. Special thanks to Caring Hearts for Senior Living for their loving care.


UNRUH, Sophie Lillian (Koehn)

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UNRUH, Susanna

b. 2 Sep 1907 - Durham, Kansas

d. 22 Aug 2008 - Montezuma, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Saturday, August 23, 2008

MONTEZUMA - Susanna Koehn, 100, died Aug. 22, 2008, at Bethel Home Inc., Montezuma, where she had been a resident. She was born Sept. 2, 1907, at Durham, to Isaac and Lena (Jantz) Unruh. Married Jacob KOEHN. He died. Survivors include: adopted son, Leslie Koehn, San Diego, Calif.; sister, Myrtle Koehn, Livingston, Calif.; and nephews and nieces and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, six brothers, two sisters, and an adopted son.


UNRUH, Vernon

b. 19 August 1935 - Carnegie, Oklahoma

d. 19 January 2005 - Lahoma, Oklahoma

From Ultimate Tributes.

Vernon Unruh - 1935 - 2005 - LAHOMA - Graveside service for Vernon Unruh, age 69, will be Sunday, January, 23, 2005 at 2:30 P.M. at Square Cedar Cemetery. Vernon Unruh was born the son of Milton and Sophena Schmidt Unruh on August 19, 1935 in Carnegie and passed from this life on January 19, 2005 at his residence in Lahoma. Married Peggy SHOEMAKER Vernon is survived by his wife, Peggy of Lahoma; his mother, Sophena Unruh of Eugene, Oregon; three sons, Greg Unruh and wife, Debra of Mustang, Lonnie Unruh and wife, Yvonne of Enid, Vernon Kent Unruh of Nashville, Tennessee; two daughters, Sandra Wiens and husband, Bert of Lahoma and Connie McMahan and husband, Troy of Meno; twelve grandchildren, Jessica, Cara, Barry, Ashley, Jonathan, Kandie, Melissa, Jered, Jamie, Hannah, Sarah and Jacob and three great grandchildren, Sierra, Rylan and Christopher; two sisters, Nelda Ann Curry of Florence, Oregon and Louise Unruh of Camp Verde, Arizona; three brothers, Carl Unruh and wife, Jean of Eugene, Oregon, Leonard Unruh and wife, Leslye of San Diego, California and Marvin Unruh and wife, Olean of Eugene, Oregon and one sister-in-law, Margaret Unruh of Lebennon, Oregon. He is preceded in death by his father, Milton Unruh and one brother, Norman Unruh.


UNRUH, Wesley Paul

b. 9 Sep 1933 - Champa, India

d. 17 May 2008 - Lawrence, Kansas

From Newton Kansan - May 21, 2008

LAWRENCE — Wesley Paul “Wes” Unruh died at Lawrence, KS, on Saturday (May 17, 2008). He was the brother-in-law of Esther Bohn Groves and Stanley Bohn of North Newton. Wes was born Sept. 9, 1933, in Champa, India, the son of Mennonite missionaries William F. and Pauline Unruh. Survivors include his wife, Ellie Bohn Unruh of Lawrence, with whom he shared 50 years of marriage; three daughters, Amy Unruh of Austin, Texas, Julie Unruh of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Ellen Unruh Brandon of Canberra, Australia; a brother, Will of Palm Harbor, Fla.; two sons-in-law; and two grandsons, Conor and Quinn, sons of Peter and Ellen Unruh Brandon.



b. 24 Jul 1926 - Collyer, Kansas d. 27 May 2008 - Russell, Kansas

From Hays Daily News - Thursday, May 29, 2008

Frank W. Untereiner, 81, Russell, died Tuesday, May 27, 2008. He was born July 24, 1926, in Collyer to Carl and Margaret (Munsch) Untereiner. Married Isabelle D. BRACK in Milberger. Survivors include his wife, of the home; two sons, Frank W. Untereiner Jr., Russell, and Carl S. Untereiner, Leavenworth; three daughters, Margaret L. Untereiner and Sharon Herbel, both of Russell, and Sarah Younger, Olmitz; six grandchildren; and a great-grandson.



b. 24 Jul 1926 - Collyer, Kansas

d. 27 May 2008 - Russell, Kansas

From Great Bend (Kan) Tribune - May 30, 2008

RUSSELL — Frank W. Untereiner, 81, of Russell died on May 27 (2008) in Russell. Frank was born on July 24, 1926, in Collyer, the son of Carl and Margaret (Munsch) Untereiner. Frank’s father died at a young age. Frank himself had to start working at a young age in order to help provide for his mother and sisters. Married Isabelle D. BRACK in Milberger, and from this union they were blessed with five children; Frank Jr., Carl, Margaret, Sharon and Sarah. . His surviving family include his wife Isabelle of the home, sons Frank W. Untereiner Jr. of Russell and Carl S. Untereiner of Leavenworth, daughters Margaret L. Untereiner and Sharon Herbel both of Russell and Sarah Younger of Olmitz; 6 grandchildren and one great-grandson. He was preceded in death by his parents and three sisters, Helen Harmison, Fransia Maddox and Edna L. Untereiner.


UTECH, Margaret Elizabeth (Bayes)

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UTT, Sarah Kingston (Miller)

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