|Birth: ||Jan. 30, 1916|
|Death: ||Dec. 12, 1983|
Emma Michel, daughter of David and Elizabeth (Michel) Ruf, was born Jan. 30, 1916, at Stoneham, CO. Her death occurred Dec. 12, 1983 at the Wilson Nursing Home, Wilson, KS.
She grew up and received her education at Sterling, CO. She married Rueben Michel Aug. 16, 1940, at Sidney, NE. to this union four children were born, two of whom died in infancy.
Most of her married life was spent in Russell, KS. The things that Emma loved the most ere her home and family. She was a devoted wife and mother.
Emma was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Church in Sterling, CO and was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church of Russell.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two infants; two brothers, David and Vic Ruf; and a sister Lydia Michel. Survivors are the husband Rueben of the home in Russell; a son, Clyde, Anaheim, CA; a daughter, Mrs. Myron (Shirley) Brown, Broken Arrow, OK; and 5 grandchildren: Ranae, Lisa and Elina Michel, and Debra Lynn and Myron Dean Brown; three brothers, George, Ted and Pete Ruf, and one sister, Mrs. George (Millie) Norden, all of Sterling, CO;
Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home in charge.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Fri. Dec. 16, at Pohlman's Memorial Chapel, Rev. Rick Thornton officiating. Burial will be in Russell City Cemetery.
David Ruf (1868 - 1932)
Elizabeth M Michel Ruf (1872 - 1962)
Rueben Michel (1913 - 1995)
Larry Allen Michel (1942 - 1942)*
Harry Lee Michel (1949 - 1950)*
David Ruf (1896 - 1969)*
Amelia Ruf Norden (1902 - 1989)*
Peter Ruf (1910 - 1991)*
Victor Ruf (1912 - 1964)*
Theodore 'Ted" Ruf (1914 - 1995)*
Emma Ruth Ruf Michel (1916 - 1983)
Russell City Cemetery
Created by: JLF
Record added: Feb 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 85299881