Vernon Dean Rufenacht, age 89, died on Friday, May 24, 2019 at the Morton County Senior Living Community in Elkhart, Kansas. He was born on February 16, 1930 in Ransom, Kansas, the son of Fred William and Blanch Elizabeth Horchem Rufenacht.
He was a member of the First Christian Church of Scott City. Vernon proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean War. Vern worked for Ryder truck line in California and Oklahoma. After he retired moved back to Scott City and helped local Farmers.
On July 15, 1956 he married Lorene Chance in Garden City, Kansas. She preceded him in death on September 13, 1990 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Three Sisters Urla Hopkins of Garden City, Kansas
Ila Thearl of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Freda Stafford of Perryton, Texas
One Brother George and Val Rufenacht of Scott City, Kansas
Many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and great great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by he parents and wife, three brothers in law.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Scott City, Kansas with Pastor Rodney Hopper presiding.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 12-8 and Wednesday from 10-12 at the funeral home .
Interment will be in Rose, Oklahoma.
Memorials are can be made to the Alzheimers Association in care of Price and Sons Funeral Home, PO Box 553, Scott City, Kansas 67871.