Anna Ruth Rude, 76, passed away Sunday (Oct. 26, 2008) at Promise Regional Medical Center in Hutchinson.

Memorial services will be at a later date.


Anna Ruth Rude, 76, passed away Sunday (Oct. 26, 2008) at Promise Regional Medical Center in Hutchinson.

She was born March 2, 1932, in Huntsville, Ark., the daughter of Walter and Bessie Madison Bingham.

She was a homemaker and a longtime resident of the Burrton/Wichita areas, living in Buhler since July.

She married Bill Grow. She later married Richard Welliver.

On Oct. 18, 1985, she married Warren Rude in Newton. He passed away on Dec. 30, 2006.

Survivors include four sons, Charles Gayle Grow of Potosi, Mo., Jimmy Wilford Grow of Canton, Michael Walter Grow of Wichita and Jimmie Lee Welliver of Hutchinson; a brother, Richard Bingham of Burrton; and seven sisters, Hazel VanHorn of Tulsa, Okla., Virginia Milner of Deerfield, Ohio, Margaret Keith of Chickasha, Okla., Katie Graber of Burrton, Sue Maxell of Buhler, Sherry McCandless of Burrton and Linda Coiner of Hastings, Neb.; eight grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Charles Walter Bingham, Buddy Lee Bingham and Larry Gene Bingham; and a sister, Peggy Ralston.

Memorial services will be at a later date. The body has been donated to science.

Memorials may be sent to the Buhler Sunshine Home in care of Buhler Mortuary, 120 N. Main St., Buhler, KS 67522.