Ramon H. Villaruel 1921 - 2009

Services for Ramon H. Villarruel, 87, Lawrence, were Monday at Oak Hill Cemetery. Mr. Villarruel died Friday, Feb. 20, 2009, at Medicalodges, Eudora.
He was born March 8, 1921, in Mantua, Cuba, the son of Manuel and Lucia Hernandez Villarruel.
He spent more than 30 years in North Hollywood, Calif., before moving to Lawrence five years ago. Mr. Villarruel was head union steward of a Sheraton hotel. His wife, Catalina, preceded him in death.
Survivors include two daughters, Lixel Barnhill, Lawrence, and Minerva Villarruel, Lawrence; eight grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
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