In memory of
Ruby Irene Kurr, 82, of Newton, passed away peacefully on Saturday (Aug. 18, 2018) at Asbury Park. She was born on Oct. 31, 1935, in Newton, the daughter of Paul and Blanche Regier. Ruby attended Berean Academy and graduated from Newton High in 1953. She married Les Kurr on April 21, 1956, in Elbing. Ruby loved farming with her husband in rural Newton and raising her six children. She was a devoted Christian who loved sharing her faith with others and was a member of Newton Bible Church. Survivors include her six children: Gary Kurr and wife Cindy of Newton, Joni Isaac and husband Mark of Fort Worth, Texas, Lori Knowles and husband Joe of Maryland, David Kurr and wife Stacy of Wichita, Kathy Rhodes and husband Jeffrey of Madison, Mississippi, and James Kurr of Overland Park; her sister, Judy Janzen of Newton; 15 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Ruby is preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Les. Ruby was an amazing woman with boundless energy and love for her husband, family, the Lord and all of those she came in contact with. Ruby spread happiness with her smile, kindness, baked goods and loving words. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday (Aug. 22, 2018) at Newton Bible Church. Interment will follow at the Greenwood Cemetery. Friends may call from 1 to 8 p.m. Tuesday (Aug. 21, 2018) at Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, and the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. A memorial has been established with the Newton Bible Church (please indicate "Nursery Renovations"). Contributions may be sent to Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, KS 67114. Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.
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