|Ronelda Buhrer Ruhnke|
|Danner Funeral Home|
Ronelda Buhrer Ruhnke, 99, died Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at the Methodist Hospital in Sugar Land, TX. She was born September 12, 1913 the daughter of Arnold and Emma (Aebi) Buhrer near Detroit, Kansas.
Growing up in the area, she attended school at Detroit and graduated from Chapman High School in 1931.
On April 22, 1936, she was married to Roy Ruhnke. Most of their married life was spent farming north of Woodbine. He preceded her in death June 2, 2002.
In 2003, Ronelda moved to a retirement community in Sugar Land, TX near Houston, close to her daughter and son-in-law. She was a member of the Lyona Methodist Church.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Violet Grattan and two brothers, Dean & Dewey Buhrer.
Daughter: Judy Gooch, Richmond, TX
Sister: Arbutus Simpson, Rose Hill, KS
Brother: Junior Buhrer, Kansas City, MO
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at the Lyona United Methodist Church with Pastor Carol Moore Ramey officiating.
Interment will follow in the Lyona Cemetery.
The family suggests memorial contributions in her name be made to the Lyona United Methodist Church. They may be left at the church the day of the service or left at or sent in care of Danner Funeral Home, POB 758, Abilene, KS 67410.