Verne Calvin Rutledge, 90, died, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 at Wheatridge Park Care Center in Liberal.
He was born Jan. 5, 1924 to A.C. and Bertha (Birney) Rutledge in Haskell County.
He married Ruby Snavley on Nov. 10, 1951 in Sublette. She survives.
He graduated from Sublette High School in 1942.
He was a member of the First Christian Church of Liberal, and a past member of the Sublette Christian Church.
He also is a member of the Sublette American Legion and the Liberal V.F.W.
He was a veteran of WWII, serving in the South Pacific with the 96th infantry.
Other survivors include son, Reese Rutledge, Liberal; daughter, Vanny Greeson and husband, Todd, Neosho, Mo.; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and granddaughter, Sonni Marie Rutledge
• Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Sublette Christian Church with Pastors David Ervin and Terry Ford presiding.
Burial will follow in Haskell County Cemetery with military honors given by the American Legion of Sublette.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Brenneman Funeral Home.
Memorials are suggested to Sublette Christian Church, First Christian Church of Liberal or Donor’s Choice in care of Brenneman Funeral Home 1212 W. 2nd Liberal, KS 67901
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.brennemanfuneralhome.com