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Pauline Ruby

February 12, 2019

Pauline “Polly” M (Yeager) (Sturgeon) Ruby, age 96, of Norwalk, passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2019 after a brief illness at Stein Hospice Care Center.

She was born March 27, 1922 in Mansfield, Ohio to Glenn and Geneva (Reed) Yeager. She is survived by her daughters, Julia Ann (Harold) Price of Galion and Deborah J. Boos of Lake Mary, FL; son, Mark W. (Jo) Ruby of Lorain; eight grandchildren, Scott (Tammy), Rob (Cheryl), and Randy (Sue) Snyder, Tracy (Mark) Boos Fletcher and Michael Trevor (Valerie) Boos, Ann (Dan), Lisa, and Ryan Ruby; 10 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, 1st husband, Frederick William Sturgeon; and her 2nd husband, William “Bill” Ruby in 2008; sister, Alice Jean Smith.

She was a member of the Norwalk First United Methodist Church and was the Secretary for the District Office of the First United Methodist Church for many years. She enjoyed spending time with her family and traveling to Surfside Beach in South Carolina. She was an avid bird watcher, enjoyed playing cards with her family, painting and gardening. She was a loving mother and grandmother. According to her grandchildren, she was “the best grandma ever”! She was a beautiful person, both inside and out. Although she was tiny, she was the rock and the glue of her family. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

Friends may call on Friday, February 15, 2019 from 4 – 6 P.M. at the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk. Also Saturday from 10:00 A.M. until time of service at 10:30 A.M. at the First United Methodist Church, 60 W. Main Street, Norwalk with Rev. Brian Oglesbee officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line Road, Sandusky, OH 44870 or to First United Methodist Church, 60 W. Main Street, Norwalk, OH 44857.

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Pauline “Polly” M (Yeager) (Sturgeon) Ruby, age 96, of Norwalk, passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2019 after a brief illness at Stein Hospice Care Center.

She was born March 27, 1922 in Mansfield, Ohio to Glenn and Geneva (Reed) Yeager. She is survived by her daughters, Julia Ann (Harold) Price of Galion and Deborah J. Boos of Lake Mary, FL; son, Mark W. (Jo) Ruby of Lorain; eight grandchildren, Scott (Tammy), Rob (Cheryl), and Randy (Sue) Snyder, Tracy (Mark) Boos Fletcher and Michael Trevor (Valerie) Boos, Ann (Dan), Lisa, and Ryan Ruby; 10 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, 1st husband, Frederick William Sturgeon; and her 2nd husband, William “Bill” Ruby in 2008; sister, Alice Jean Smith.

She was a member of the Norwalk First United Methodist Church and was the Secretary for the District Office of the First United Methodist Church for many years. She enjoyed spending time with her family and traveling to Surfside Beach in South Carolina. She was an avid bird watcher, enjoyed playing cards with her family, painting and gardening. She was a loving mother and grandmother. According to her grandchildren, she was “the best grandma ever”! She was a beautiful person, both inside and out. Although she was tiny, she was the rock and the glue of her family. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

Friends may call on Friday, February 15, 2019 from 4 – 6 P.M. at the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk. Also Saturday from 10:00 A.M. until time of service at 10:30 A.M. at the First United Methodist Church, 60 W. Main Street, Norwalk with Rev. Brian Oglesbee officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line Road, Sandusky, OH 44870 or to First United Methodist Church, 60 W. Main Street, Norwalk, OH 44857.

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chris eckenrod

Norwalk, OH, United States
February 16, 2019

Just wanted to let you know I wanted to pass on my Condolences to the family, if you don’t remember I mowed they’re lawn and other things for a few years during my school years, I always enjoyed visiting with both of them ...

Ed Lojko

Altamonte Springs, FL, USA
February 15, 2019

I'm glad I got to know Polly. She was a sweet, gentle lady. She certainly will be missed greatly by all in her large extended family. To them I offer my heartfelt condolences.

William and Connie H. YOUNG

Norwalk, OH, USA
February 15, 2019

Mark and family...we are so sorry to hear of Polly 's passing. She was a beautiful person inside and out

Norma Schaechterle

Norwalk, OH, USA
February 14, 2019

My deep Sympathy to the Ruby family!!
Love & Prayers,
Norma Schaechterle

Marshall and Marcia Blue

Norwalk
February 14, 2019

Glad you were our neighbor for many years. You and BIll made our block a good place. Rest In Peace Polly.

Susan Cornwell Willis

Poulsbo, WA, United States of America
February 13, 2019

Polly was my mom's best friend and a second mother to me and I don't remember when she wasn't part of my family. She was always there when I or my family need a helping hand. She will always have a place in my heart.