Ruby Unruh

4/7/2014

COPELAND — Ruby Rose Unruh, 72, of Copeland, died Saturday, April 5, 2014, at Bethel Home Inc., in Montezuma, after a short battle with cancer. She lived her last few days at Bethel Home after spending five months at Satanta Hospital and Long Term Care, Satanta.

COPELAND — Ruby Rose Unruh, 72, of Copeland, died Saturday, April 5, 2014, at Bethel Home Inc., in Montezuma, after a short battle with cancer. She lived her last few days at Bethel Home after spending five months at Satanta Hospital and Long Term Care, Satanta.

She was born Jan. 26, 1942, near Chickasha, Okla., to Fred and Lephine Sebrant Schmidt.

A licensed practical nurse, Mrs. Unruh spent a number of years at the Chickasha Hospital before working at Bethel Home and later at Bob Wilson Memorial Hospital in Ulysses.

On Dec. 7, 1986, she married Louis L. Unruh in Ulysses. He died in August 2004. She also was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers, a sister and two grandsons.

Survivors include three brothers, Marvin and Roy Schmidt, both of Ulysses, and Clayton Schmidt of Chickasha; a sister, Elsie Unruh of Greensburg; six stepchildren, Clayton, Ron and Larry Unruh, all of Copeland, Marcia Nichols of Muleshoe, Texas, Carl Unruh of Uvalde, Texas, and Nancy Penner of Ste. Anne, Manitoba, Canada; 33 grandchildren; and 47 great-grandchildren.

Funeral will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday at Salem Mennonite Church, Copeland. Burial will follow at Salem Mennonite Cemetery.

Visitation hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at Swaim Funeral Chapel in Montezuma. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the guest book at www.swaimfuneralhome.com. Memorials are suggested to the Satanta Long Term Care Unit or Bethel Home Inc., both in care of the funeral home.

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