Ruby Stevens


HOLGATE -- Ruby S. Stevens, 91, of Holgate, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at Vancrest Healthcare Center of Holgate.

Her Legacy… She was born on February 27, 1922, to Julius L. and Eva C. (Rettig) Rettig. In August of 1939, she married Elmer Wolf, and he died in 1950. On April 18, 1955, she married Robert T. Stevens and he preceded her in death on October 16, 1986. She was a homemaker and a cafeteria worker at Campbell Soup. Ruby was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Napoleon.

She will be missed by her family… sons, Jerry (Wilma) Wolf, Holgate, Tom (Debbie) Stevens, New Bavaria, Robert Stevens, Holgate; a daughter, Marlene (Dennis) Erford, Findlay; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by daughter, Carol Cooper (Daughtry, Plassman); an infant brother; sisters, Gladys Elling and Ethel Michaelis; and a brother, Harrison Rettig.

Her Farewell Service… Friends will be received in the Zachrich Funeral Home, Holgate, on Friday from 2-8 p.m. and one hour prior to the service on Saturday. The celebration of Ruby's life will be at Zachrich Funeral Home on Saturday, December 7, 2013, at 11 a.m. with Pastor Thomas Polker officiating. Burial will follow in St. John United Church of Christ Cemetery, Holgate.

Memorials can be made in her memory to First Presbyterian Church, Vancrest Healthcare Center, or a charity of the donor's choice. Please visit to leave online condolences.

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