Archive for Thursday, May 10, 2001

Katherine M. Rusco

May 10, 2001

Katherine M. Rusco


Services for Katherine Mary Rusco, 88, Great Bend, were Saturday, May 5, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Great Bend. Burial was in Lakin-Comanche District Cemetery, Ellinwood.

Mrs. Rusco died Monday, April 30, 2001, at Eudora Nursing Home.

She was born Sept. 23, 1912, in Ellinwood, the daughter of Michael and Theresa (Auburger) Schartz.

Mrs. Rusco was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Ellinwood, and attended St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Great Bend, and was a member of the Altar Society.

She married Orville John Rusco on June 13, 1934, in Great Bend. He died June 8, 1998.

Survivors include a son, Jim A. Rusco, Little Rock, Ark.; two daughters, Gloria Chediak, Lawrence, and Vaunita Schnell, Newton Centre, Mass.; a sister, Dolores Kirkman, Great Bend; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to Elder Care, St. Joseph's Catholic Church or St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, sent in care of Bryant-Christians Funeral Home, 1425 Patton Road, Great Bend 67530.

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