HALSTEAD—Ruby Elaine Buller, 91, passed away on Thursday, July 14, 2022 at her residence in Halstead. On Aug. 18, 1930 she was born in Garfield, Kansas to Ray and Pearl (Bingamon) Duncan.
She was a member of First Mennonite Church, where she had served as Treasurer, sang in the choir, participated in the quilting group, and served on various committees. She was also a member of Helianthus Juniors. She volunteered at the Newton Et Cetera Shop for many years. She was a longtime bookkeeper and administrative assistant for E & V Motors, Halstead. She was an expert seamstress.
She married Irvin Buller on Dec. 23, 1951 at Kinsley, Kansas. He preceded her in death on June 3, 2000.
She is survived by daughters Melonie (Charles Wilson) Buller, Columbus, Ohio; Diana (George Torres) Buller Torres, Halstead; four grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her brothers Floyd, Vaughn and Vern Duncan and her sister Sylvia Snodgrass.
Viewing will be 2-8 p.m. with visitation from 6:30-8 p.m., Thursday, July 28, 2022 at Kaufman Funeral Home, Halstead. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday, July 29, 2022, at First Mennonite Church, Halstead, with Pastor Stephen Wilcox officiating. Burial will follow at Halstead Cemetery, Halstead, Kansas.
Memorials may be given to Mennonite Central Committee for sewing kits in care of Kaufman Funeral Home, Halstead.