NATOMA — Ruth Marjorie Rinearson Wineland, 93, formerly of Natoma, passed away Monday, March 27, 2017, at the Good Samaritan Home in Hays.
She was born Nov. 2, 1923 in Wallace, the daughter of Clarence and Glenna (Stokes) Rinearson. Marjorie graduated from Natoma High School in 1942. She married Dean E. Wineland Sept. 9, 1942 in Russell. They were married for 68 years before his death in 2010. They had two children, Larry Dean Wineland and Jan Burkholder. Marjorie worked at Pohlman’s Furniture Store and was a secretary at Natoma High School. She served for the Osborne County Selective Service Registrar. She was a member of the United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women’s organization, the Thomas J. Hogan American Legion Post 109 Auxiliary and Natoma’s Self-Culture Club.
Marjorie is survived by a son, Larry Wineland; a daughter, Jan Burkholder, both of Hays; a sister, Donna Metcalf; two granddaughters, three grandsons, 13 great-grandchildren, a great-great grandson, and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Raymond Pierce, Richard Pierce and Walter Pierce and five sisters, Rosemary Burns, Velna Pesicka, Delores Lines, and Clyta Erickson, and Iva Boyer.
A celebration of Marjorie’s life is scheduled at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the United Methodist Church of Natoma with Stephanie Norton officiating. Graveside services will follow at the Natoma City Cemetery in Natoma. Viewing is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 8 p./m. Thursday at the Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary in Russell with the family present to greet friends from 6 to 7 p.m.
Memorials may be given to the United Methodist Church of Natoma or Natoma American Legion Auxiliary and sent in care of the mortuary.
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Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, March 29, 2017