Ruth Anna Chrisjohn, 78, of Olathe, Kansas passed away May 9, 2014 at her home.
Ruth was born Dec. 13, 1935 in Atchison, Kansas to Alma (Kauffman) and George Blagg. She was a 1953 graduate of Atchison High School.
Ruth married Herbert Lee Chrisjohn on Jan. 3, 1954 in Atchison. They moved to several places during Herbert’s military service in the United States Air Force and then settled in Olathe.
Ruth worked in the accounting departments of the Country Club Bank on the Plaza and First National Bank in Olathe. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Olathe.
Ruth enjoyed bowling and playing cards. She loved watching and supporting her family in their many activities. Ruth cherished having breakfasts and lunches with her many special friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Herbert, brothers James and Robert Blagg, and sister Dorothy Gerber.
Ruth is survived by her children, Susan G. Hines and husband Tom, of Wellsville, Kansas, Deborah L. McGuire and husband Larry and David B. Chrisjohn and wife Jayne, all of Spring Hill, Kansas; eight grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Ruth will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m., May 14, 2014 at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, (913)856-7111. Burial will follow at Gardner Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., May 13, 2014 also at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be given to Grace Hospice. Condolences may be left at