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Ruby Jewell

Ruby Jewell

Thursday, May 12th, 1932 Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

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Ruby Marcene Dellinger was born May 12, 1932 to Bernie and Ethel (Kropf) Dellinger in Davis County, Iowa at their farm home. In 1936 the family moved to Park County near Powell, Wyoming. Ruby started school at Powell, Wyoming.

The family returned to Adams County, Iowa in 1942 where she attended Corning, Iowa, two county schools and graduated with the class of 1950 at Nodaway, Iowa.

She was married to Gene Jewell at the Methodist Church in Nodaway on November 10, 1950 and they established a home in Villisca, Iowa.

Gene became a Heavy Equipment Operator and his work took him to Norton, Kansas and the family joined him in 1962. They moved to Cawker City in 1964 where Gene worked on projects at Waconda Lake and Glen Elder State Park. Gene passed away in 1998. Ruby worked for J.Lynch and company at their Elevator in Cawker City. Ruby also worked many years for Glen Elder State Park until her retirement in 1994. Ruby remained in Cawker City until 2012 when she moved to Mulvane, Kansas to be near her family.

Ruby is preceded in death by her parents and husband. She is survived by a brother, Ed (Susan) Dellinger, Plattsmouth, Nebraska; three daughters, Melody (Don) Ast, Gordonville , Texas, Holly (Greg) Krogman, Topeka, Kansas, and Rachele (Darrell) Ellison, Derby,

Ruby passed away September 30, 2020 in Derby, Kansas. Ruby was cremated and buried beside her husband in the Nodaway Iowa Cemetery.

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