Geneva M. Runft, 93, died March 9, 2004, at Homestead Health Center, Wichita.
Born July 18, 1910, at McFarland, she was the daughter of William H. and Ida Mae Stewart.
A 1929 graduate of Herington High School, she also graduated from the Parkview School of Nursing in Manhattan.
She was a registered nurse at Herington Municipal Hospital for many years. She enjoyed sewing and traveling and was an avid sports fan.
She was a member of the Herington United Methodist Church and UMW, a 50-year member of Esther Chapter #96, Order of the Eastern Star, and a member of the Past Matrons Club, all of Herington.
On Jan. 8, 1933, she married Leland Runft at Newton. He died in 1998. She also was preceded in death by a sister, Lottie Beltz; and her parents.
Survivors include a son, Howard Runft of Wichita; a foster brother, LeRoy Lapham of Council Grove; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home & Crematory, Herington Chapel, with the Rev. Ed Thompson officiating.
Burial was in Sunset Hll Cemetery, Herington. Eastern Star services were given by Esther Chapter #96, Order of the Eastern Star.
A memorial fund has been established with Herington United Methodist Church.