Ruby Jewell

Ruby Jewell

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

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Ruby Jewell, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been submitted for approval. There may be a delay before posting.

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Ruby Jewell.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Ruby Jewell's Tribute Fund's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Ruby Jewell's Tribute Fund's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.


Obituary for Ruby Jewell

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.

Read Less

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for Ruby Jewell

Service Details

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each

Subscribe to Updates

We encourage you to share any memorable photos or stories about Ruby Jewell. All tributes placed on and purchased through this memorial website will remain on in perpetuity for generations.

Tribute Wall

Private Condolence
Would you like to attach a photo or video to your condolence?

No video recorded.

Provide comfort for the family of Ruby Jewell by sending flowers.
Hand delivered by a local florist
Provide comfort for the family of Ruby Jewell by sending flowers.
Hand delivered by a local florist

Make Memories Last

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Ruby Jewell here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.


Why light a candle?

This is why you should light a candle..

Share by: