Ronald Wulf, 76,Humboldt, passed away on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, at Heritage Healthcare in Chanute. He was born on Dec. 11, 1941, in Chanute, the son of Robert O. and Hazel (Rath) Wulf.
Ronald graduated from Humboldt High School in 1960, Neosho County Community College in 1962 and Emporia State University in 1964. In 1966, he joined the Kansas Army National Guard and served for six years. He worked as a social worker at Larned State Hospital and later employed in Anthony, Kansas with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Ronald then returned to Humboldt to provide care to his aging parents. He was associated with his brother, Bob, since 1982 in the cattle business.
Ron was involved in the Cub Scouts/Boy Scouts for 11 years, and obtained the Eagle Boy Scout award which is the highest achievement in scouting. He was a life-long member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Humboldt. He loved the outdoors and his hobbies included collecting Indian artifacts, fishing and hunting, especially deer hunting. Furthermore, he enjoyed listening to all kinds of music.
Ron enjoyed sports and he was a great fan of the Humboldt Cubs, Kansas State Wildcats and the Kansas City Chiefs.
He is survived by his sisters Sylvia Borghardt and husband Truman of Topeka; Barbara Browne and husband James of Tiburon, Calif.; twin brother, Robert and wife Glenna of Humboldt; and brother, Richard and wife Marsha of Richmond, Va. He also had six nieces and nephews and seven great nieces and nephews.
Ron was preceded in death by his parents; two nieces, Cindy Harris and Susan Borghardt and a nephew, David Borghardt.
Ron’s wishes was to be cremated. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, Dec. 8, at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Humboldt. Online condolences may be left at www.countrysidefh.com. Memorials have been suggested to the St. Peter’s Lutheran Church and may be left with or mailed to the funeral home. Services have been entrusted to: Countryside Funeral Home 908 Central, Humboldt, KS 66748.
The family would like to thank the staff at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center, Heritage Nursing Home and Horizon Hospice for the excellent care that Ron received.