Arlene Ralstin, 73, died Saturday, March 23, 2013 at Minneola Long Term Care Unit, Minneola.
Arlene Ralstin, 73, died Saturday, March 23, 2013 at Minneola Long Term Care Unit, Minneola. She was born December 30, 1939 at Ellis County, Kan. to Russell and Gladys (Mashburn) Irwin. She was a homemaker. She belonged to the Mullinville United Methodist Church and had held State Offices in the Order of the Eastern Star. One June 8, 1958 she married George L. Ralstin in Russell. He died September 25, 2012. Survivors include two sons, Lewis and his wife Kathryn of Greenleaf, Idaho, and Charles and wife Dana of Mullinville; two daughters, Jody Burgess and husband Ryan of Minneola, and Donna Ralstin of Andover, Kan.; sister, Judy Weiss of Holyoke, Colo.; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; and five brothers, Marvin, Riley, Paul, John, and Max Irwin; and a sister, Bonnie Sander. Funeral Services are 11 a.m. Thursday, March 28, 2013 at the Mullinville United Methodist Church with Pastor Mark Fillmore officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at the Minnis Mortuary, Bucklin. Burial is at Hillcrest Cemetery near Mullinville, KS. Memorials are suggested to Mullinville United Methodist Church c/o Minnis Mortuary, Box 516, Bucklin KS 67834.