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Paul Unruh

Paul C. Unruh, 84, of Goessel, died Jan. 19 at Kansas Heart Hospital.

He was born Sept. 7, 1926, in Goessel, to Jacob E. and Hannah (Wedel) Unruh.

He was a farmer and was employed for 30 years by AGCO/Hesston Corporation in Hesston.

He was a member of Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church.

On Oct. 26, 1950, he married Phyllis Duerksen at Goessel.

Two brothers, Willard and C. Howard, preceded him in death.

Survivors include his wife, Phyllis, of Goessel; two sons, Merrill of Goessel and Lyle of Hillsboro; two daughters, Annette Quiring of Newton and Radene Unruh of Goessel; two brothers, Roy of Peabody and Harold of Newton; two sisters, Eleanora Goertzen of Goessel and Janet Kaufman of Moundridge; and seven grandchildren.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Alexanderwohl Cemetery with a memorial service at 11 a.m. at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church. The Revs. Linda Ewert and Steve Schmidt will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mennonite Central Committee or the Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church Music Department in care of Miller-Ott Funeral Home, 303 E Main St, Goessel KS 67053.

Last modified Jan. 26, 2011