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Ruth Hare

November 21, 1948 — January 26, 2021

Onalaska, Texas

Mrs. Ruth Eileen Hare, 72, of Onalaska, Texas was born November 21, 1948 in Neodesha, Kansas to parents, Verner Kuykendall and Lillian (Patterson) Kuykendall, and passed away January 26, 2021 in Onalaska, Texas.

Ruth graduated from Fredonia High School in Fredonia, Kansas in 1968. She then married Sam Hare in 1971 in Fredonia. She worked as a paralegal, an office manager and then retiring from the Harris County Tax Assessors Office in 2008. After retirement Ruth and Sam moved to Onalaska, Texas. She loved to travel in their RV crochet blankets and take care of her family.

She is preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by her husband, Samuel Hare of Onalaska, Texas; son, Kevin Hare and wife, Sara of Pearland, Texas; daughter, Lori Melton of Onalaska, Texas; and grandchildren, Liana, Ethan Wade, Ethan David, Kailey, and Cody; along with numerous other relatives and friends.

Graveside services will take place at Grandview Cemetery, south of Neodesha on Thursday, February 4th at 11:00 am. Memorial contributions can be made in Ruth’s name to the Onalaska Fire Department and be mailed to PO Box 880, Onalaska, TX 77360. To leave the family a special message of condolence, please visit

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Graveside Service

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Grandview Cemetery

, Neodesha, KS 66757

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