Funeral services for Coleen Rule, 84 year old Buffalo woman who passed away Wednesday morning at her ranch home in Gillette, will be held Saturday, May 7th at 10:00 a.m. from the Adams Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo with Reverend Dr. Bob Miller officiating. Visitation will be held from the Adams Funeral Home on Friday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 8:00 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. Burial will be in Willow Grove Cemetery with graveside services to follow the funeral. Donations in Mrs. Rule’s memory may be made to the Learning Tree Christian School in care of the Adams Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo.
Coleen Rae Rule was born on October 22, 1926 in Columbus, Kansas to Fred and Oleta Childers. She spent her younger years in Columbus and moved with her family to Colorado where she graduated from Arvada High School in 1943. She was married on June 24, 1944 in Eagle Colorado to Daniel B. Rule and they made their home in Eagle. Mr. Rule joined the Army and served during WWII and Coleen lived on military base in Temple, Texas. After the war they lived in Eagle, Colorado where they operated the family ranch. Coleen was Clerk of Court for Eagle, County and also substitute taught in Eagle for many years. They bought the Wagonhammer Ranch north of Gillette in 1980 where they ranched until they retired and moved to Buffalo in 1995. Mr. Rule passed away in October of 2000 and Coleen continued living in Buffalo until the time of her death.
She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, and P.E.O. Coleen loved ranch life, gardening, sewing and spending time with friends and her family.
She is survived by one son, Tom Rule and his wife Barbara of Buffalo; one son-in-law, Harold Reimler of Mills, Wyoming; two brothers Bob Childers of Steamboat Springs, Colorado and Ted Childers of Parksley, Virginia; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and one daughter Dana Reimler.