SALINA — Lucille Marie Jarus, 89, died Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at her home. She was the youngest of six siblings born to Emil and Anna Dimmer Ney, rural Hanston, on March 7, 1928. After graduating from high school and Marymount College, she taught home economics at schools in Kansas City, Mo., Morganville and Wilson. On June 8, 1957, she married Dr. Eugene C. “Bud” Jarus, at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Wilson. They settled in Ellsworth.
Mrs. Jarus was a member of St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Ellsworth, and most recently St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Salina. She had been active in many church and community organizations over the years and was always there for her daughters and grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband, Bud, of 59 years, of the home; two daughters, Melanie Davis and Amy (Ken) Stonebraker, both of Salina; grandchildren Angela Lyne Peterson of Grand Junction, Colo., Jordan Davis, Nicole Davis and Micaela Davis, all of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Jessica Stonebraker and Justin Stonebraker, of Salina; and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph Ney and Thomas Ney; and three sisters, Marie Ney Isenbart, Dorothy Ney Landry, and Sr. Christian Ney.
Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 7, at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Ellsworth. Burial will follow in the Wilson Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Parsons Funeral Home in Ellsworth. Rosary service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are suggested to Catholic Charities Adoption Services or The Smoky Hills Charitable Foundation in care of the funeral home.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Parsons Funeral Home*
P.O. Box 45; 307 N. Lincoln Ave.
Ellsworth, KS 67439.
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, April 6, 2017