John "Jack" William Rundle 1922 - 2010 Logan
Mass of Christian Burial for John William “Jack” Rundle was at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John’s Catholic Church, Logan, with the Revs. Benjamin Saw and Daryl Olmstead officiating. Burial with military honors followed in Pleasant View Cemetery, Logan.
Mr. Rundle died Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010.
He was born Feb. 28, 1922, in Logan, the son of William McKinley and Sarah Jeannette O’Connell Rundle. He attended the Towanda one-room school through eighth grade and graduated from Logan High School in 1940.
Mr. Rundle was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1944. He served with the 779th Tank Battalion and was stationed in the Philippines.
His farming career began with his father after high school in the era of horse-drawn implements and milking cows by hand. He worked for 18 years at the Logan Farmers Union Co-op.
He was a member of American Legion Ralph deFors Post 281, St. John’s Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus.
He enjoyed the program and people of Alcoholics Anonymous.
He married Sylvia Wood in 1947. She preceded him in death in 1989.
Mr. Rundle married Rachel Krauss Morris in January 1991. She survives, of the home.
Other survivors include six sons, John and wife Carolyn, Wichita, Tim and wife Noreen, Washington, Kan., Mike, Lawrence, David, Wichita, Leland and wife Christina, Logan, and James and wife Cindy, McPherson; two daughters, Shirley Mendoza and husband Rick, Phillipsburg, and Kathleen Brewster and husband Gary, Kansas City, Kan; two stepsons, Jim Morris and wife Margaret, Logan, and Dilman Morris and wife Barb, Garden Plain; 39 grandchildren and great-grandchildren; nine sisters-in-law; six brothers-in-law; and a large extended family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and three brothers.
The family suggests memorials to American Legion Ralph deFors Post 281, Sunnyside 4-H Club of Logan or the Cerebral Palsy Research Foundation Clyde E. Berger Memorial Library at the Timbers Homes, Wichita, sent in care of Olliff-Boeve Funeral Home, 102 E. Church St., Logan, KS 67646.
Online condolences may be sent at olliffboeve.com.