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Ruth E Enns

July 3, 1928 - November 5, 2012
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Enns, (Watkins) Ruth, 84, passed away on Monday, November 5, 2012. Ruth was a pianist, vocalist, piano teacher and school teacher who brought the joy of music to many across two generations of students and listeners. She was born on July 3, 1928 in Columbus, Ohio the first of five children born to Reverend Joseph and Ruth Watkins. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother Jonathan. She is survived by: her husband Richard of Wichita; son Eric of Topeka; daughter Erin of Wichita; grandchildren Megan and Paul; brother Reverend Joseph (Jo Anne) Watkins Jr. of Phoenix, AZ; sisters Betty (Arnold) Hartley of Springfield, CO; Florence...
Enns, (Watkins) Ruth, 84, passed away on Monday, November 5, 2012. Ruth was a pianist, vocalist, piano teacher and school teacher who brought the joy of music to many across two generations of students and listeners. She was born on July 3, 1928 in Columbus, Ohio the first of five children born to Reverend Joseph and Ruth Watkins. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother Jonathan. She is survived by: her husband Richard of Wichita; son Eric of Topeka; daughter Erin of Wichita; grandchildren Megan and Paul; brother Reverend Joseph (Jo Anne) Watkins Jr. of Phoenix, AZ; sisters Betty (Arnold) Hartley of Springfield, CO; Florence "Flo" Sabanski of Marion, IN and many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be from 1 - 8 pm, with family receiving friends from 5 - 7, on Friday November 9 at Hillside Mortuary at 2929 W. 13th. The Love of Music will be central at Ruth's Celebration of Life service 10:00 am Saturday November 10 at First Mennonite Brethren, 8000 W. 21st St, Wichita, KS with a light lunch following. Be prepared to leave with a song in your heart! In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to Harry Hynes Hospice, 313 S. Market, Wichita, KS, 67202 or the church.

"It has been a few years since I have last touched the piano. But during all the years I have played the piano, Mrs. Enns made playing fun and I always had a..." Janelle Ryberg (Wichita, KS)

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