Donna R. Unruh, 72, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, at Pine Village, Moundridge. Donna lived in McPherson County most of her life and was a licensed practical nurse. She worked at McPherson Hospital, the office of Dr. Charles C. Cunnick, Shiloh Manor Nursing Home, and The Cedars.
Donna was born on April 23, 1944 in McPherson, the daughter of Donald Ray and Helen V. (Nelson) Sadey. She graduated from Galva High School in 1962 and from McPherson School of Practical Nursing.
She married Gene A. Becker on July 22, 1962. She later married Ronnie L. Unruh in December of 1996. He preceded her in death on April 19, 1998.
Survivors include three children, Mark Becker and wife, Arie, of Arthur, Illinois, Anita James of McPherson, and Matthew Becker and wife Carrie, of Galva; nine grandchildren, Joshua Banker, Krista Becker, Karen (Arlyn) Wenger, Justin Becker, Travis Becker, Dakota James, Jessie James, Sarah Becker, and Rachel Becker; and two great-grandchildren, Maddie Yeargan and Jacen Wenger.
Donna was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, daughter Amy Banker, and grandson Zackary Banker.
The funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 29, 2016 at New Hope Evangelical Church, McPherson with Pastor Jim Keil officiating. Burial will follow at United Center Church Cemetery, rural Galva. Visitation will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28 at Stockham Family Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 2 to 4 p.m.
Memorial donations may be given to Hospice of Reno County or Pine Village, Moundridge in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 N. Chestnut St., McPherson, KS 67460. Personal condolences may be sent to the family at www.stockhamfamily.com.