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Ruby Hanes, 75 - April 11, 2007


Ruby E. Hanes, 75, of Curtis, died on Easter Sunday, April 8, 2007, at Curtis.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 12, at the First United Methodist Church of Curtis with the Rev. Kevin Burkhardt and Raymond Durner officiating. Visitation will be held on Wednesday (today) from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. at Blase-Wetzel-Strauser Memorial Chapel of Curtis. Burial will take place at Ft. McPherson National Cemetery near Maxwell.
Hanes was born on April 28, 1931, to William and Margaret (Fox) Wilson, at Moorefield. She grew up seven miles south of Moorefield and attended the Boston Ridge Grade School.
On Feb. 11, 1948, she married Leo Hanes at McCook. To this union, four children were born, Beverly, Linda, Donna and Marvin.
She and her husband farmed south of Moorefield for 34 years before moving to Curtis in 1994.
Hanes was a member of the Frontier Rebekah’s of Stockville, the Neighborhood Quilting Club and The Friendship Circle of Stockville.
She enjoyed playing cards, gardening and cooking, but most of all she enjoyed her time with family, especially with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, according to family members.
?Hanes was preceded in death by: her parents, William and Margaret; four brothers, one sister and one great-grandchild.
?Survivors include: her husband of 59 years, Leo Hanes of Curtis; a son, Marvin (Carol) Hanes of Moorefield; three daughters—Beverly Lenz (Jim Johnston) of Dallas, TX, Linda (Mel) Armstrong of Elm Creek and Donna (Ray) Bunnell of Juniata; son-in-law, Larry Lenz of Curtis; sister, Zella Mae Sanders of Gothenburg; sister-in-law, Geraldine Wilson of Stockville; an aunt, Verla Gerlock of Fort Collins, CO.
Memorials are suggested to the Frontier County Ambulance and the Sunset Haven Nursing Home.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.blase strauser.com. Arrangements have been placed in the care of Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel of Gothenburg.