Ruth Ellen Miller Lynch, 84, passed away June 25, 2015.
Ruth Ellen was born August 5, 1930 in Gardner, Kan to Alice (Hedrick) and John Miller. Ruth graduated from Gardner High School in 1950 and attended Baker University. She had a loving heart. Ruth enjoyed visiting with her many “coffee” friends in the KC area. If someone didn’t take her places, she walked or rode the Metro bus. Ruth had many good friends and relatives whom she loved. She will be dearly missed by family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents Alice and John; stepfather Wayne Strickland; sister, Martha Everett; stepsisters Leona Klamm and Dorothy DeNoon; stepbrothers Raymond, Roger and Marion Strickland. Ruth is survived by nieces: Carol Stewart (John), Chris Lund (Chris), Angie Huerter (John), Maria Messer (Kevin); three nephews: Chuck Everett (Catherine), Roy Begulia and Lee (Rocky) Begulia and many cousins and friends.
Graveside service will be held 1:30 pm Tue., June 30, 2015 at Gardner Cemetery, Gardner, Kan. Visitation 12:30 pm at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, Kan (913) 856-7111 before the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Gardner Presbyterian Church or a charity of your choice. Condolences may be left at