Irene Margarete (Thimm) Unruh

Irene Margarete (Thimm) Unruh, of Aldersgate Village, Topeka, Kansas, died peacefully of COVID related complications on Dec. 1, 2020, surrounded by her three children.

Due to COVID restrictions, an in-person celebration of life will be held at Aldersgate Village at a future date. Arrangements are by Lamb-Robert Funeral Home, Ottawa, Kansas, and a full obituary can be viewed at

She is survived by her daughter, Suzanne K. (Unruh) Vinyardi (Jack), Olathe; son, Gregory K. Unruh, MD, Olathe; son, Jeffrey K. Unruh, MD (Julie), Topeka; five precious grandchildren, Tad, Bethany, Kip, Haley and Grant; two sisters, Alice (Thimm) Wiebe and Marjorie (Thimm) Epp, Beatrice, Nebraska; sister-in-law, Elizabeth (Regier) Unruh; and daughter-in-law, Bonnie Unruh, Olathe, Kansas.

She was preceded in death by her parents, parents-in-law, brother and husband, Allen L. Unruh, as well as brothers and sisters-in-law.

Posted online on December 02, 2020