Rosella Marie Runyon, 96, of Midland passed away Saturday, December 12, 2020. She was born September 17, 1924 in Gladwin, MI to John and Olive Plude. Rosella married Jack Runyon in 1946 and they shared 74 wonderful years.
They are survived by sons, Steve (Sue) Runyon of Houston, TX, Gary (Carole) Runyon of Fayetteville, TN, Rex Runyon of Derby, KS, Mark (Kelly) Runyon of Austin, TX, Edward (Jean) Runyon of Raton, NM, and daughter Kay Allen of Houston, TX. She is also survived by 13 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren; siblings Barbara Jean Owens, Josephine Weckesser, Delores (Ron) Bigelow, Richard (Patsy) Plude, Karen Mitchell. and sisters-in-law Margaret Plude.
She was preceded by her parents; brothers Bernard, Leo, Walter, Edward, Nelson (Jack) Plude, Nick Parker; sisters Elaine Wolfe, Rita Bloing, Margaret Owens, and Sally Parker.
A funeral service will be held at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary church on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at 11am with Father Joe Griffin officiating. Friends can visit with the family at the church from 10:30am until time of service. An entombment at New Calvary Cemetery will take place immediately following the service.
In lieu of flowers those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Pardee Cancer Treatment or The Arc of Midland.
Smith-Miner Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Runyon family; to share a special memory please visit www.smithminer.com