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Ruby Jewel RuckerJanuary 15, 1936 ~ November 27, 2017 (age 81)
Ruby J. Rucker, age 81 of Linn, passed away Monday, November 27, 2017, at the Linn Living and Rehab Center.
Ruby was born January 15, 1936, in Mountain Park, OK, a daughter to the late George and Lydia (Seba) Krueger. Ruby’s mother died in childbirth and she was taken in by her Uncle George and Aunt Freda Rucker and cared for as an infant. George and Freda later adopted Ruby. They also preceded her in death.
Ruby attained her Masters Degree in Music from the University of Missouri and later taught music at Grandview Elementary School near Kansas City.
Ruby was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed music, playing the piano, traveling and collecting dolls.
Ruby is survived by: a niece, Renee Krueger-Woodward and her husband Todd of Oklahoma City, OK, and a great-niece, Alexsa Krueger Woodward of Dallas, TX, as well as other relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents and her adoptive aunt and uncle, Ruby was preceded in death by: one brother, Earl Krueger and one sister Darlene Reed.
Visitation will be from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Monday, December 4, 2017, at Morton Chapel in Linn. Funeral Services will follow at 1:00 p.m. with Dan Hostetler officiating.
Interment will follow in the Salem Hope Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Salem Hope Cemetery Association or to the Youth for Christ Organization (www.yfci.org)
Salem Hope Cemetery Association
2710 Hwy N, Chamois MO 65024
Youth for Christ
P.O. Box 4555, Engelwood CO 80155