Allen County Kansas

Obituaries and Death Notices


Mrs. D. Gill (Thurza) RUXTON -- The Iola Register, June 27, 1964

Mrs. Thurza RUXTON, 82, who lived nearly her entire life in Allen county, died this morning at a hospital in Rocky ford, Colo.


Born Jan. 31, 1882 at LaHarpe, Mrs. RUXTON was the daughter of Henry and Sara BUSLEY. She lived in Allen county her entire life until a year ago when she went to Rocky Ford, Colo., to live with her son, Wallace and family.


On Nov. 24, 1910, she married D. Gill RUXTON, who died Jan 12, 1963. she was a member of the LaHarpe Methodist church and later the Mildred Methodist church.


Survivors include two sons, Harlan RUXTON of Iola, Wallace of Rocky Ford, Colo; a sister Mrs. Charles WRAY of Iola; two brothers, George Busley of Iola and Albert of Denver, Colo.; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.


Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Mildred Methodist Church with the Rev. William CLARK officiating. Burial will be at the Mildred Fairview Cemetery. The Waugh Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Submitted by - Nancy J.Willis,

903 N. Kentucky, Iola, Kans. 66749



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