Ruby Rose (Mohlman) Stevens, 92, passed away Friday, June 7, 2019, at her home in Blue Hill.
Service is 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 13, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Blue Hill with the Rev. Jeffrey Kuddes officiating. Burial will be in the Blue Hill Cemetery in Blue Hill. Visitation is 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Merten-Butler Mortuary in Blue Hill and one hour prior to services at the church. Memorials are suggested to Trinity Lutheran Church or the Blue Hill Rescue Squad. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.mertenbutlermortuary.com. Merten-Butler Mortuary of Blue Hill is in charge of arrangements.
Ruby was born on November 30, 1926, to Frederick and Adeline (Parks) Mohlman in rural Ayr. She received her education at District 51 near Ayr and graduated from Blue Hill Community High School in 1945. On August 2, 1945, she was united in marriage to Wendel D. Stevens in Blue Hill. To this union five children were born; Patrick, Linda, Jeffrey, Marilyn and Timothy. They lived on farms at Eden, Idaho, and Red Cloud, returning to Blue Hill in 1965.
Ruby was very active in her church and community. She belonged to Trinity Lutheran Church, Ladies Aide, and assisted with Sunday and Bible school. She was a member of American Legion Post #176 Auxiliary, meals on wheels and transportation services in Blue Hill.
She was administrative assistant at Blue Hill Care Center and was an Avon Representative and then retired as the Director from Westgate Housing Authority in Blue Hill in 2001.
Ruby is survived by two sons, Patrick (Joette) Stevens of Campbell, and Jeffrey (Betty) Stevens of Buhl, Idaho; two daughters, Linda (Leslie) Branting of Tecumseh and Marilyn (Bruce) Gerloff of Ayr; one sister, Ella Mae Keeney of Hastings; one sister-in-law, Lois Mohlman of Blue Hill; 13 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; 12 step great-grandchildren.
Ruby is preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Timothy; great-grandson, Vincent Stevens and siblings, Mary Kort, John Mohlman, Albert Mohlman, Margaret Hinrichs, Grace Eischen, Irma Bell, Fred Mohlman, George Mohlman, Robert Mohlman and Wilbur Mohlman.