Ruby L. Ellis, 79, of Muscatine died Monday, January 7, 2013 at the Kewanee Hospital. Services are 2 p.m., Friday at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. Burial is in the Oquawka Cemetery. Visitation is 1 hour prior at Fippinger's where a memorial will be established. Online condolences may be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.
She was born December 27, 1933 in Keithsburg, IL to Earnest and Lena Boughton Hedger. She graduated from Aledo High School and married Lesley Van Dolah. She married Larry Ellis in Muscatine, Iowa.
Survivors include her husband: Larry; children, William Van Dolah of Viola, IL; Earnest Eugene (Ragina) Van Dolah of Oquawka, IL; Gail (Don) Reynolds of Azel, TX; 15 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; three brothers: Earnest and Kenneth Hedger of Viola, IL; Dick Hedger of Colorado Springs, CO; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter: Audra; 4 grandchildren; and one brother: Bob.
Friday, January 11th, 2013, 1:00pm - 2:00pm, Fippinger Funeral Home
Friday, January 11th, 2013, 2:00pm, Fippinger Funeral Home