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Betty Ann Lang Ruede, 92, of Bandera, Texas, passed away in San Antonio, Texas on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020.

She was born in Brownsville, Texas on May 31,1928 to Ruth Elizabeth Hatch Lang and William John Lang.

She married Wayne Alexander Ruede on Nov. 6, 1952 in Kerrville, Texas at the First Presbyterian Church.

Betty Ann Ruede wanted to become a nurse since she was 11 years old. After graduating from Schreiner University, she completed her RN training at Baptist Memorial Hospital in San Antonio.

Betty worked at the V.A. Hospital in Kerrville for 16 years and then worked as a school nurse in Bandera, Texas for 17 years.

She belonged to the American Nurses Association, the Texas Retired Teachers Association, Fine Arts Club, Eastern Star (Bandera 041) and she was a longtime member of the Bandera United Methodist Church.

Betty also traveled extensively, with Alaska being her favorite destination.

Betty Ruede was preceded in death by husband, Wayne Ruede, parents, William and Ruth Lang, and Lillian Lang (Mom), and sister, Pepper Winchman.

She is survived by her sisters, Midge Lindenmann and Billie Stoepler, and many nieces and nephews and friends.

Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020 at 11 a.m. at Grimes Funeral Chapels, Bandera, Texas. A private burial will be at Pipe Creek Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be David Zinsmeister, Ray D’Spain, James MacMillan, Misha Laws, Paul Stipanovic and Michael Teich Jr.

Honorary pallb earers are Paul McCall and Michael Teich Sr.

Memorials may be given in Betty Ruede’s name to the Hill Country Youth Ranch of Ingram, Texas or the Bandera United Methodist Church.