Charles D. Unruh

Charles David Unruh, 85, passed away on May 8, 2013, at Bethesda Home in Goessel.

He was born March 19, 1928 in Newton the son of Bernhard “Ben” and Margaret Klassen Unruh. On January 24, 1953, he married Dora R. Goertzen at Tabor Mennonite Church. She survives of the home.

Unruh was a farmer, stockman, and soil conservation contractor. He graduated from Walton High School in 1946, and was a member of the Walton Lion’s Club, and Tabor Mennonite Church.

He is survived by sons, Lewis A. and wife Carrie of Peabody, Harlin D. and wife Doris of Peabody, James L. and wife Karen of Clay Center; sisters, Renetta Plett of Okeene, Okla., Betty and husband Arnold Ratzlaff of Hutchinson; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. His parents preceded him in death.

Cremation has taken place. A private inurnment took place in the Tabor Mennonite Cemetery. A celebration of life service was held at Tabor Mennonite Church with Pastor Phillip Schmidt officiating.

Memorials may be made to Bethesda Home or the MCC Meat Canning Upgrades in care of Miller-Ott Funeral Home, Goessel.

 

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