Victor William Unruh

Thursday, November 17, 2005

Victor William Unruh, 73, of Cave Springs, Ark., passed away on Sept. 21, 2005, at his home. Victor was born May 14, 1932 at Greensburg, Kan., to Will J. and Helena Unruh. The family moved to Nevada, Mo., in 1937.

Victor graduated from Nevada High School in 1952. He was a star athlete in football and track programs. He went on to get his Masters Degree in the education field, graduating from Pittsburg State College in 1956. He spent 35 years in teaching, 26 of which were in the Kansas City, Kan., school system. He retired from teaching in 1991, and moved to Cave Springs, Ark.

He was preceded in death by his parents and three sisters; Wilma, Martha and Flora. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Molly Unruh of the home; two sons, Von W. Unruh and wife Tammy of Nashville, Tenn.; Vance W. Unruh and wife Ruth of Palm Bay, Fla.; one daughter, Vicki and husband Jeff Brueck of Canal Fulton, Ohio; also two grandsons, Jonathon Unruh and Will Parke; four sisters, Elda Becker of Halstead, Kan., Ethel Brewer of Fort Scott, Kan., Luella Williamson and husband Don of Gahanna, Ohio and Ruth Dyer of Benson, Ariz.

Graveside services were held on Sept. 28, with burial in the Mt. Hebron Cemetery, Rogers, Ark. Memorials can be sent to Von Unruh, 2901 Rich Acres Drive, Nashville, Tenn. 37207.