Ruth Evelyn (Hullinger) Hare,
Ruth Evelyn (Hullinger) Hare, 85, of Wellington, KS died Sunday, October 20, 2013.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at the Church of Christ, 217 W 13th St, Wellington, KS with Minister Gary Bodine officiating. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 22, 2013 with the family present from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Interment will follow at the Sumner Memorial Gardens, Wellington, KS.
Mrs. Hare was born February 3, 1928, in Peck, KS to Elmer Ray Diller and Sarah Hufman Diller. A brother Ray Diller of Bartlesville, OK survives her. She was preceded in death by her parents and sisters Mary Diller Stover and Margaret Diller Phipps.
She worked at Boeing Aircraft in Wichita until her marriage to Farrell Milo Hullinger on May 29, 1959, in Wichita, KS; he preceded her in death in February 1985. On April 14, 1986, she married Jesse Hare, Sr. of Oxford, KS in Wellington.
She was a member of the Church of Christ in Wellington where she was involved in many years of teaching Sunday school and Vacation Bible school classes.
Mrs. Hare was a member and past president of the Lincoln Elementary Parent-Teachers Association. Her involvement with her two sons included being a Cub Scout Den Mother from 1972 to 1976 where she utilized her artistic and craft skills to help build memories for all those involved. She sold Studio Girl Cosmetics and Sarah Coventry Jewelry throughout the Wellington and outlying rural areas. She was also known for her love of garage sales, collecting dishes, raising Chihuahua dogs, and attending auctions.
Survivors include her husband, a son; Gregg Farrell Hullinger and wife Toni, along with three granddaughters and one grandson of Conway Springs, KS, and a son Garrison Ray Hullinger and his partner J. Jones, of Portland, OR. Also surviving are step-children; Robert Hare and wife Debbie of Madison, KS; Star Smith and husband Bill of Haysville, KS; Jesse Hare, Jr. and wife Becky of Conway Springs, KS; Terry Ravenstein and husband Kent of Kingman, KS; Nancy Dick and husband Charles of Milton, KS, and 17 step-grandchildren, 24 step-great-grandchildren.
Memorial donations may be made to the Friendship Meals of Wellington, KS. Contributions can be mailed or left with the funeral home.
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Arrangements are by Day Funeral Home & Crematory, 1030 Mission Road, Wellington, KS.