Devonia Diane Freund, 65, of Olathe, passed away March 18, 2015 at Olathe Medical Center.
Devonia was born July 7, 1949 in Lawrence, Kan to Robert Harold and Myrtle Gertrude (Rhodes) Brunk. She was a lifelong area resident; graduating from Olathe High School. She married Dennis Lee Freund in Miami, Okla. Devonia was the owner/operator of a daycare. She worked for Stewart Appliance in Olathe in sales and bookkeeping for ten years. Devonia also worked for Western Electric in Merriam, Kan. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Olathe. Devonia enjoyed playing Bunco, doing interior decorating, working puzzles, and going to movies. Devonia was always fixing “things” around here.   She loved being helpful to her family and friends. She will be dearly missed by all.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Dennis in 1995. Devonia is survived by sons Douglas Harold Freund and Daniel Lee Freund, both of Gardner, Kan; her brother Lawrence Andrew Brunk, Ft. Worth, Texas; niece Kimberly Boales; great nephew Kaden Broyles; brother and sister-in-law Ron and Mary Freund, Gardner; her special dog Chloe; and her dear friend Charles Barnett.
Celebration of Life will be 11:30 am Tuesday, March 24, 2014 at the First Presbyterian Church, 138 E. Shawnee, Gardner, Kan. Visitation 10:00 – 11:30 am before the service at the church. Following the service, Inurnment at Antioch Cemetery, Spring Hill, Kan. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Assoc. or the First Presbyterian Church of Gardner. Arrangements: Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, Kan 913-856-7111. Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome.com