Neva Jean Unruh 80, died, Sunday, April 28, 2013 at Southwest Medical
Center in Liberal.
She was born Nov. 25, 1932 Northeast of Turpin, Ok, the daughter of
Jacob H. and Sarah (Wiens) Zielke. She was a 1951graduate of Turpin High
School. She was a longtime resident of the Liberal area. She was
employed at Beech Aircraft in assembly and as an engineer assistant
until her retirement. While employed at Beech she also lived in Derby,
KS. For a short while she worked at Airstream Aircraft Co in Oklahoma
She was a member of the Turpin Mennonite Church and was very active in
the church. She was on the service committee, and had sung in the choir
for many years.
She was an avid seamstress. She started to sew by hand the age of 6. She
sewed for her daughter and she would design her own patterns.
On Nov. 11, 1951 she married Arline Unruh in Turpin, OK. He survives.
Other survivors include
2 Sons Harland Dee Unruh and wife Andrea Weatherford, OK
Anthony Dell Unruh and wife Sue Dickinson, TX
1 Daughter Maryetta Gail Pabody and husband Glenn Quinlan, TX
Grandchildren Max Lynn Unruh and wife Tina, Miranda Dee Motley and
husband John, Thomas Lynn Unruh and wife Denise, Jeremy Dean Unruh and
wife Tiffany, Tonya Amber Manous and husband Cliff and Phillip Unruh and
wife Valorie. 7 Great grandchildren.
Preceded in death by her parents,3 brothers, Clifford Eugene Zielke,
Vernon Oliver Zielke and Jimmie Richard Zielke, 1 grandson Gregory
Daniel Unruh, 2 nephews Rex and Kim Zielke.
Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 am Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at the
Turpin Mennonite Church, Turpin, OK with Pastor Terry Rediger
presiding. Burial will be held at the Turpin Mennonite Church Cemetery.
Visitation time will be from 9am to 8pm Tuesday at Brenneman Funeral
Home with the family to greet friends from 6:30 to 7:30 pm.
In lieu of flowers and plants the family suggests memorials to be sent
to the American Cancer Society or the Turpin Mennonite Church.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.brennemanfuneralhome.com