• Holly Marie Unruh

    16 Nov 2018

  • Sedan – Holly Marie Unruh, age 43, of Cedar Vale, Kansas passed away Friday, November 16, 2018 at her home in Cedar Vale.

    Holly was born in Goessel, Kansas to Rex M. Unruh and Jody L. (Classen) Unruh.  She grew up and attended school in Peabody, Kansas where she graduated from High School.

    After school Holly went to school she attended Dental Hygiene school.  She also helped raise exotic cats.  For the last 2 ½ years she owned and operated McDonald’s Used Book Store in Arkansas City.  The library was her passion.

    Holly lived in Peabody and Wichita before moving to Cedar Vale 12 years ago. 

    Holly’s favorite hobby was reading, she loved her bookstore as well as loved reading to her daughter, she also loved going to the river in the summer, and playing fantasy board games.

    Holly is survived by her fiancée, Marvin Smith of Cedar Vale, Kansas; her daughter, Payton Smith of Cedar Vale, Kansas; her son; Trevor Angwin of El Dorado, Kansas; one brother, Justin Rempel; two sisters, Jennifer DeSoza and Stephanie Hurst; her mother, Jody Rempel and step-father Dave; her father Rex Unruh and step-mother, Debbie; maternal grandparents, Judy and Norm Classen; one step-brother, Devin Unruh; one step-daughter, Breanna Randall, and one step-son, Brandon Angwin; many other family and friends.

    Cremation has taken place and a Memorial Service will be held at a later date at the Cedar Vale High School Gymnasium.



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    I didn't know Holly but I do know Marvin. She sounds like an amazing woman. She will be missed by her family and many friends. My condolences to the family.


    Prayers to ALL! Holly Was more precious to "Me"/my family than I can put into words. She was a Ray of Sunshine that radiated out to all, you wanted to be in her light. To know her was to love her! She looked just like a mermaid, brilliant, classy, loving, and full of grace! I wish I could tell her I love her one more time...wish I could hear her say "Oh I Love you too" just one more time! We cry, but the Heavens rejoyce for they gained the most beautiful angel! May God bring comfort to all, who's hearts are broken. RIP my friend! I Love You!


    May the Lord comfort this family and friends.