Archive for Friday, March 16, 1990


March 16, 1990


Services for Evelyn D. Runyan, 75, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Sawin-Dyer Funeral Home in Atchison with the Rev. Harry Smith officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memory Gardens Cemetery in Atchison.

Mrs. Runyan died Thursday at her home in Brandon Woods Retirement Community.

Born Feb. 15, 1915, in Corning, she moved to Atchison in 1926, where she lived until moving to Lawrence four months ago.

Mrs. Runyan was formerly the co-owner of Runyan Oil Co. in Atchison and also owned and operated an accounting firm in Atchison until she retired five years ago.

She was a member of First Christian Church of Atchison, Order of Eastern Star and Soroptimist International.

Mrs. Runyan married Keith Runyan on May 4, 1941, in Atchison. He died in 1973.

Survivors include a sister, Ruth Hoecker, Lawrence; four neices and four nephews.

Friends may call from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Sawin-Dyer Funeral Home in Atchison.

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