In memory of
Jim Unruh
In memory of
Jim Unruh
Jim Unruh, age 78, passed away February 8, 2021. Jim was born in Wichita, Kansas on July 29, 1942. He is survived by his wife of fifty-two years, Jan; daughters, Amy Middleton and husband, Jeff, and Annie Seiter and husband, Charlie; son, J.T Unruh and wife, Sarah; grandchildren, Kylie, Bailey, Carlee, Riley, Korben, Tatum, Logan, and Harper; sister, Fanchōn Schwier and husband, Chris; sister-in-law, Mary Stromdahl and husband, Gary; and brother-in-law, Ed Schempp and wife, Sylvia. Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Elizabeth Unruh. Jim graduated from Wichita State University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, and completed a Masters at Stanford University, before earning his Ph.D. from the University of Kansas. Jim enjoyed his career as an aeronautical engineer for over 37 years at Southwest Research Institute, publishing numerous articles and earning several patents for his work, before retiring in 2009. Jim was devoted to his family. While working in Seattle, he met his wife Jan, and they later settled in Leon Valley, raising three children. Jim and Jan stayed busy coaching and attending all manner of dance recitals, sports, school events and other extracurricular activities. Jim loved being called "Papa" by his grandchildren, traveling with them and attending their events as well. Jim was a talented carpenter, and spent many hours crafting fine furniture for his family and friends in his Helotes workshop. He was also an avid sportsman, and for many years enjoyed hunting with a primitive bow, and muzzleloader rifle. For the last several years, "Bison Jim" was an active competitor in cowboy shooting, with the Texican Rangers and South Texas Pistolaros chapters of the Single Action Shooting Society. MEMORIAL ROSARY FRIDAY, MARCH 5, 2021 11:30 A.M. OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE HELOTES 13715 RIGGS ROAD MEMORIAL MASS FRIDAY, MARCH 5, 2021 12:00 P.M. OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE HELOTES 13715 RIGGS ROAD In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Helotes Humane Society www.hhsanimals.org/donate/ You are invited to signthe Guestbook atwww.porterloring.com Arrangements with
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In memory of
Jim Unruh
Jim Unruh, age 78, passed away February 8, 2021. Jim was born in Wichita, Kansas on July 29, 1942. He is survived by his wife of fifty-two years, Jan; daughters, Amy Middleton and husband, Jeff, and Annie Seiter and husband, Charlie; son, J.T Unruh and wife, Sarah; grandchildren, Kylie, Bailey, Carlee, Riley, Korben, Tatum, Logan, and Harper; sister, Fanchōn Schwier and husband, Chris; sister-in-law, Mary Stromdahl and husband, Gary; and brother-in-law, Ed Schempp and wife, Sylvia. Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Elizabeth Unruh. Jim graduated from Wichita State University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, and completed a Masters at Stanford University, before earning his Ph.D. from the University of Kansas. Jim enjoyed his career as an aeronautical engineer for over 37 years at Southwest Research Institute, publishing numerous articles and earning several patents for his work, before retiring in 2009. Jim was devoted to his family. While working in Seattle, he met his wife Jan, and they later settled in Leon Valley, raising three children. Jim and Jan stayed busy coaching and attending all manner of dance recitals, sports, school events and other extracurricular activities. Jim loved being called "Papa" by his grandchildren, traveling with them and attending their events as well. Jim was a talented carpenter, and spent many hours crafting fine furniture for his family and friends in his Helotes workshop. He was also an avid sportsman, and for many years enjoyed hunting with a primitive bow, and muzzleloader rifle. For the last several years, "Bison Jim" was an active competitor in cowboy shooting, with the Texican Rangers and South Texas Pistolaros chapters of the Single Action Shooting Society. MEMORIAL ROSARY FRIDAY, MARCH 5, 2021 11:30 A.M. OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE HELOTES 13715 RIGGS ROAD MEMORIAL MASS FRIDAY, MARCH 5, 2021 12:00 P.M. OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE HELOTES 13715 RIGGS ROAD In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Helotes Humane Society www.hhsanimals.org/donate/ You are invited to signthe Guestbook atwww.porterloring.com Arrangements with
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2102 N. Loop 1604 East
San Antonio, TX 78232
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