LARNED — Ruby Louise Stevens, 83, died Feb. 4, 2014 at the Pawnee Valley Community Hospital in Larned.
Born July 22, 1930, she was the daughter of Merne F. and Lola Bell Hager Robinson. On Dec. 25, 1948, she married Melvin F. Stevens in Larned. He passed away June 11, 1987. A resident of the Larned area for the majority of her life, she worked at the Chance Café, Gleason Hospital and as a dietary service worker at Larned State Hospital. She enjoyed old western movies, country music, playing cards, crossword puzzles, fried chicken and spending the afternoons with her sister, Peggy.
Mrs. Stevens was of the Christian faith.
Survivors include two sons, Raymond DeBusk and wife Linda, Dighton; and Garry Stevens and wife Jo, Great Bend; daughter, Robin Stevens, Wichita; two sisters, Peggy Martin, Larned and Betty Dotson, Wichita; three brothers, Bob Robinson and wife Mary, Wray, Colo.; Elvin Robinson, Springfield, Mo., and Keith Robinson and wife Sandra, Larned; five grandchildren, Kelly Stevens and wife Kristi, Great Bend; Corey Stevens, Wichita; Matt DeBusk and wife Mindy, Healy; Christy DeBusk and Ivor DeBusk, both of Dighton; nine great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; three brothers, Merne E. Robinson, Ervin Robinson, and W. James Robinson; and three sisters, Dorothy Boltman, Donna Burns and Bessie Mantz.
Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, at Morell Funeral Home, with Dr. David Hales presiding. Inurnment will be at a later date.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until service time Thursday, at the funeral home. Memorials contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be left at www.morellfuneralhomellc.com.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Morell Funeral Home *
P.O. Box 124
Larned, KS, 67550-0124
Great Bend (Kan) Tribune, Feb. 9, 2014