June Edith Ruff, age 88, passed away at Rhode Island Suites, Ransom, Kansas on May 15, 2015.
She was born June 20, 1926 in rural Brownell, the daughter of William and Nina Green Horlick.
She was a nurse’s aide at Grisell Memorial Hospital for many years. She was a member of the United Methodist Church, Brownell; Senior Companion, and Senior Citizens, Brownell. She also volunteered at daycares and preschools in Ness City, and volunteered at the Brownell Library.
On April 20, 1948, June married Gayle Ryan. He preceded her in death April 13, 1983. On August 10, 1991, she married Kenneth Ruff. He preceded her in death May 30, 2001.
She is survived by her son, Thomas (Carol) Ryan, Brownell; daughter, Julie (Ted) Nuttle, Brownell; grandchildren, Neila (Scott) Osborn, Jeremy (Kari) Ryan, Justin Ryan, Tyler Nuttle, Chad (Holly) Nuttle; 6 great-grandchildren; a sister, Arlene Brown, Bucklin; and two sisters-in-law.
She was preceded in death by her parents, spouses, and brothers, Billy, Eddie, and Jack.
Viewing will be Tuesday, May 19, 2015 9:00 A.M. – 9:00 P.M. at Fitzgerald Funeral Home.
Funeral service will be Wednesday, May 20, 2015 11:00 A.M. at Praise Fellowship Church, Ransom, Kansas.
Burial at Vansburg Cemetery, Brownell.