Archive for Wednesday, August 9, 2000

Ruby Guenther

August 9, 2000


Funeral services for Ruby K. Guenther, 85, Lawrence, will be today at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church, Lawrence. Mrs. Guenther died August 6, 2000 at the Brandon Woods Retirement Center, Lawrence.

She was born November 14, 1914 near Linwood, the daughter of George and Pearl Ann (Hubbard) Henik. She graduated from Linwood High School in 1933 and later moved to Lawrence.

She married Robert A. Guenther on June 24, 1942 in Lawrence. She and her husband moved to Pleasant Grove in 1947 where they operated a salvage

yard and farmed in the Worden area. He preceded her in death on May 12, 1996. A step-daughter, Eileen Mann, also preceded her in death.

Survivors include: sons, Harold Guenther, Lawrence, Leslie Guenther and David Guenther, both of Baldwin City; stepsons, Robert Guenther, Jr., Odessa, Texas, and Delmar Guenther, Madill, Okla.; daughters, Mary Lowrance, Oskaloosa, Delores Elm, Linda Roberts, Glenna Edmonds and Diana Sauer, all of Lawrence; brothers, Frank Henak, Kansas City, Kan. and Fred Henik, Shawnee; sisters, Lola Mae Torenden and Edna Elder, both of Linwood; 19 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Burial will be in Lawrence Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or Douglas County Visiting Nurses Assoc. in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1260, Lawrence, KS 66044.

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