John William Runnalls, Jr.

Neill-Schwensen-Rook Funeral Home

Abilene, KS


JOHN WILLIAM RUNNALLS, JR., 88 died July 16, 2014 at Village Manor in Abilene, KS. He was born on October 15, 1925 in Clay County, KS, the son of John and Elsie (Hamme) Runnalls, Sr.

"Jr." was raised in the Longford, KS area, attended Walker Country School and graduated from Longford Rural High School. He farmed in the Longford community all his life.

He married Roween Sheedy on Mauy 31, 1946, and she survives of the home.

He was a member of the Bethel United Methodist Church, Walker School Board and the Athelstane Township Board. He is preceded in death by his parents and one sister Bernice Benfer

Wife: Roween Runnalls, Abilene, KS
Daughter: Gwen (Runnalls) Winter and husband Alan, Robinson, KS
Daughter: Pat (Runnalls) Lewis and husband Bob, Manhattan, KS
Daughter: Wava (Wolf) Taylor and husband Van, Abilene, KS
Sister: Dolores Heigele, Clay Center, KS
Grandchildren: 8 grand and 11 great-grandchildren

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 11:00am at the Bethel United Methodist Church in Longford, KS

Officiating the service will be Pastor Martin Colborn

Burial will be in Athelstane Cemetery, Clay County, KS

Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 19, 2014 from 10:00am until service time atBethel United Methodist Church

Memorials: Bethel United Methodist Church c/o the funeral home

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