Ruby Ruth Hayes, 97, of Tekamah NE


Ruby Ruth Hayes was born to Lew and Stella (Mayberry) Tranmer April 30, 1918 in Decatur, Nebraska. She entered into eternal rest on June 6, 2015 at the Golden Living Center in Tekamah, Nebraska, where she had made her home for the last 5 years.

She graduated from Riverside High School in 1935. She then attended Dana College where she earned her teaching certificate.

She married Maurice Hayes October 3, 1938 in Logan, Iowa. They farmed in the Silver Creek and Bertha areas before retiring to Tekamah.

Ruby loved to cook, sew, and garden. She was also an avid reader, and would read multiple books at a time.

She was a past member of the Riverside Baptist Church and a current member of the First Baptist Church in Tekamah.

Ruby was preceded in death by her husband, Maurice Hayes; infant daughter; son, Rodney Hayes; sons-in-law, Harvey Barger and Ron Havelka; 3 brothers; two sisters.

Survivors include her daughters, Carol Barger of Tekamah, and Beth Havelka of Malmo, NE; grandchildren, Karolyn (Larry) McElroy of Lyons, NE, Robin (Steve) Cass, Lynn (Duane) Magill, Tami Miller all of Tekamah, Cassie (Kyle) Thelen of Lincoln, NE; step grandchildren, Mike Barger of Oakland, NE, and Leann (Mike) Hoeper of Tekamah; great grandchildren, Josh (Maggie) McElroy of Blair, NE, Darl (Sarah) Beck of Tekamah, Jarrod (Brandy) McElroy of Lyons, Amanda (Jake) Aronson of Tekamah, Sammy Miller of Tekamah, Emmi Thelen of Lincoln; step great grandchildren, Sachia Barger, Brittany Hoeper, Ryan Hoeper; 5 great great grandchildren; 2 step great great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

MEMORIAL SERVICE: Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 10:30 am at the First Baptist Church in Tekamah.

MEMORIAL VISITATION: Tuesday 6-8 pm with family receiving friends at Pelan Funeral Services Tekamah.

BURIAL: Hillcrest Cemetery, Decatur, Nebraska

MEMORIALS: Lied Tekamah Public Library or the First Baptist Church in Tekamah

Please feel free to send your condolences to the family.
Each condolence will be printed and given to the family after the service.

pelan@pelanfuneralservices.com

Ruby Hayes

Ruby Hayes

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