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“Rick & Family,My heart goes out to all of you. Losing a wife and mother is so very devastating to us. May God wrap his loving arms around each of you...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Pat Whitaker - Three Rivers,, MI

“Rick, I am sorry for your loss. I know that losing your partner, best friend and soul mate is not easy. The pain will never go away yet the memories...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Joe Spinsky - Granger, IN

“I am so very sorry for your loss of Gerri....she was a very super sweet caring loving gentle person. I loved talking to her and I have learn alot...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Linda Klinedinst - Walkerton, IN

“Rick, Kim, Scott, Steve we are so sad at the loss of your wife and mother. Will keep you in our prayers and thoughts. ...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Dorothy Kronk - Walkerton, IN

“We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Sally Dutcher - Laporte, IN

“Rick and family. Helen and I extend our most sincere condolences. ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Bill & Helen Doan - Foley, AL

“We are saddened to hear of Gerri's passing. Our deepest condolences to the family for your loss. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Lauri Waidner - Friend

“She was always happy and willing to help anyone. She loved seeing everyone at our class reunions as we were happy to see her. She was a great friend...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Stan Hostetter - Fishers, IN

“Haze and I will always remember Gerri's smile and her jolly laughter! Haze was always tickled when she would tease him and call him "Preacher" when...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Tammy Pulluaim - Walkerton, IN

“Her smile and laughter will be for ever rememberedso sorry for your loss ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: harold williams - lake placid, FL

“Remembering you and all the joyful Thanksgivings we have spent with you and your beautiful family. Love to all, Jim, Suzanne, Ethan, Lauren and Owen...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Suzanne Seiders - Family


WALKERTON- Geraldine "Gerri" Ruby, 70, passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2018 in Memorial Hospital, South Bend, IN.
Gerri was born July 27, 1947 in LaPorte, IN to Clyde and Florence Eva (LaBere) Stickley and lived in the area most of her life.
On April 11, 1970 in Walkerton, IN, she was married to Richard Ruby, who survives. Also surviving are one daughter, Kimberly (Michael) Ross of Osceola, IN; two sons, Scott Ruby of Noblesville, IN and Steven (Angela) Ruby of New Carlisle, IN; grandchildren, Clayton and Casey Ross, Katie and Eli Wright and Lucas and Kinsley Ruby; one sister, Nancy (Tom) Bolze of Walkerton; and son-in-law, Thad (Joyce) Wright of Bristol, IN.
She was preceded in death by her parents and daughter, Angela Ranae Wright.
Gerri was a retired rural letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service in Walkerton. She was a member of the St. Joseph County Home Demonstration Club, the Rural Letter Carriers Association and was active in the Johnson Township 4-H Club. She was a former member of the International Order of Rainbow for Girls, holding the highest office of Worthy Advisor.
Funeral services will be Monday, April 16, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. EDT at the Blissville Church of the Brethren, 6250 Spruce Trail, Plymouth, IN. Burial will follow at the Woodlawn Cemetery, Walkerton. Visitation will be Sunday at Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake Chapel from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT and Monday at the church one hour prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be given to the Blissville Church of the Brethren or the Walkerton United Methodist Church. To leave online condolences, visit rannellsfuneralhome.com.

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