Jesus R. “Rudy” Luna, 74, died on December 19, 2016 at his home in Newton, with his loving wife by his side.
He was born on December 25, 1941 in San Bernardino, California, the son of Guillermo (Leyva) and Tony Luna.
He married Delores Terrones on June 13, 1967 in Newton, Kansas. Soon after they were married Jesus and Delores moved back to San Bernardino. “Rudy” enlisted into the United States Air Force on July 31, 1960 in Los Angeles, CA. He served until honorable discharge in July 30, 1964 in Riverside, CA. Rudy was very fond of the Vietnam area and enjoyed his time serving in the Air Force.
Rudy had a big heart and while he was residing in California he would help the homeless individuals by providing transportation to places for meals and shelter. He had many hobbies including building model ships and late model cars. He collected horse figurines and pictures, always dreaming of owning his own horse ranch.
Preceding him in death were his parents and his sister, Virginia Martinez.
Survivors include his wife Delores; brother Robert Luna; two sisters, Carolyn Luna and Debra Chong.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 22, 2016 from 8:30 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be at 10:00 A.M. with the Funeral Mass beginning at 10:30 A.M. All of which will be held at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Newton.
There will be no burial at this time, as cremation has taken place.
Father Juan Garza will be presiding.
Memorials can be made to Caring Hands Humane Society or the Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church “Legacy of Life” fund, in care of the funeral home at 120 E. Broadway, Newton, KS 67114.