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Lucinda R. "Cindy" Rugan 1943 - 2013
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CLAFLIN — Lucinda R. “Cindy” Rugan, 70, died Aug. 16 at Sterling House of Great Bend. Born Jan. 19, 1943, at Pawnee County, she was the daughter of Joseph and Clara (Hager) Johnson. Cindy married Donald D. Rugan on Nov. 2, 1963, at Macksville. She attended the Dominican School of Nursing and was a Registered Nurse working for the Claflin School System and later served as a Certified Hospice Nurse for Golden Belt Home Health and Hospice.
A lifetime Barton County resident, Mrs. Rugan had attended the St. John Church of Christ and previously attended Immanuel United Church of Christ in Ellinwood, where she served as an organist, pianist and a Sunday School teacher. She was also a member of the Pilot Club, Great Bend.
Survivors include her husband, of the home; two sons, Richard Rugan and wife Janel of Claflin, and Robert Rugan and wife Cheryl of Great Bend; one daughter, Cynthia Odden of Williamsburg, Va.; two brothers, Fred Johnson of Cheyenne, Wyo., and Mickey Johnson of Macksville; and seven grandchildren, Tanner Odden, Ashley Odden, Sydney Rugan, Brady Rugan, Delaney Rugan, Wyatt Rugan and Olivia Rugan.
Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, at Bryant Funeral Home with Carl Feril and the Rev. John Grummon officiating. Interment will be at Lakin-Comanche District Cemetery, Ellinwood. Visitation will be from 1-9 p.m. with the family receiving friends from 5-7 p.m., Sunday, and 9 a.m. to service time Monday, all at the funeral home. Memorial are suggested to Central Plains Oiler Monument or St. John Church of Christ or Golden Belt Home Health and Hospice, in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at

Funeral arrangements provided by
Bryant Funeral Home*
1425 Patton Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Aug. 18, 2013