She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Robert L. Ruyle of Lincoln and her six children: Sherri (Charles) Gartner of Midland, MI, Dr Nanci (Rick) Stauffer of Atlanta, GA, Patricia (Scott) Schoettger of Kansas City, MO, Joan (Tim) Texel of Lincoln, Robert Ruyle II of Overland Park, KS, Steve (Chandra) Ruyle of Stilwell, KS; 15 grandchildren: Nancy Gartner (Cody Gaines) of Platteville, WI, Elizabeth Gartner (Peter Salas) of Seattle, WA, Thomas Gartner of Seattle, WA, Haley and Jenny Stauffer of Atlanta, GA, Michael (precedes her in death) and Max Schoettger of Chicago, IL, Matthew, Mitchell and Ashley Texel of Lincoln, Sofia and Xavier Ruyle of Overland Park, KS, John, Luke and Beau Ruyle of Stilwell, KS; two great-grandchildren Hudson Gaines and Margaret Salas and her brothers Dr Maurice (Ilona) Vitosh of Huntley, IL and Lawrence (Mona) Vitosh of Beatrice and numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 25, 2021 at St John the Apostle Catholic Church, 7601 Vine St, Lincoln with Father Robert Barnhill celebrating the Mass. Rosary will be at 10:00 a.m. on Friday at the church. Visitation will be on Thursday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., with family receiving friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Butherus Maser and Love funeral home, 4040 A St in Lincoln. Memorials are suggested in Bernice’s name to Gage County 4-H or Adoration Sisters Auxiliary. www.bmlfh.com