MONTEZUMA — Russell I. Unruh, 82, died Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, at Bethel Home in Montezuma. 

He was born Oct. 2, 1935, in Newton, to Abraham and Sarah Holdeman Unruh. 

Mr. Unruh was a farmer.

On Jan. 17, 1954, he married Dorothy Unruh in Halstead. She survives. Other survivors include four sons, Ivan Unruh of Fort Smith, Ark., Rodney Unruh of Peoria, Ariz., Steve Unruh of Sharon Springs, and Kendall Unruh of Olathe, Colo.; a daughter, Kandee Koehn of Marienthal; a brother, Chester Unruh of Moundridge; 16 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, seven brothers, three sisters, an infant daughter and an infant great-grandson.

Funeral will begin at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Scott Mennonite Church in Pence. Burial will be at Scott Mennonite Church Cemetery in Pence.

Visitation hours are 2 to 8 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Scott City. Memorials are suggested to Bethel Home in Montezuma, in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home.