Ruth Irene Goering, 85, died Oct. 4, 2012, at Mennonite Friendship Communities, South Hutchinson.
Ruth Irene Goering, 85, died Oct. 4, 2012, at Mennonite Friendship Communities, South Hutchinson. She was born Feb. 7, 1927, at Pretty Prairie to Jonas and Bertha Waltner Krehbiel. She was the owner of the Happy Herb Shop, Moundridge. She married Olin V. Goering. He died Dec. 31, 2005. Survivors include : four sons, Fenton Goering, Sikeston, MO; Curby (Lois) Goering, Newton; Kim (Darlene) Goering, Collinsville, OK; and Clare Goering and Amy Johnston, South Hutchinson; sisters, Virginia Kaufman, McPherson, and JoAnn Funk, Newton; 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be Monday at 10:30 a.m. at the Eden Mennonite Church. Visitation will be Sunday from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Moundridge Funeral Home. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Memorial donations are suggested to the Newton Children’s Community Choir, in care of the funeral home.