Ruby Kiesling age 94 of La Grange, passed away on April 29, 2011 at St. Mark's Medical Center.
Ruby Kiesling was born June 26, 1916 to Charles and Lisetta Naumann Schulz in the O Quin community. She married Atlin Kiesling Oct. 2, 1934. He preceded her in death June 29, 1986.
She is survived by her son Emil Kiesling and wife Sue, daughters Doris Robson, Maxine Holub and husband Hank, Elaine Halpain and husband Richard and son-in-law Joe Friedel. She is survived by grandchildren Pam Keilers (Arlin), Brian Holub (Mona), Vicki Muras (Rodney), Dawn Porter (Aaron), Edward Halpain (Sherri) Matt Halpain (Carrie), Darla Davis and Tim Warner, Brad Friedel (Melissa), Darryl Robson (Alyssa), Michelle Henson (Mike) and Emily Travis (Tommy).
She is also survived by 26 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren, 2 step grandchildren, 5 step great grandchildren, and 8 step great great grandchildren. She was a special aunt to nephew Wilfred Thiel, niece Joyce Barta and special adopted mom to Mary Lou Mc Elroy. Numerous other nieces and nephews also survive.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter Iva Friedel, son-in-law Jeff Robson and step grandson Larry Robson. Also preceding her were brother Arnold Schulz, sisters Viola Beiersdorfer, and Glennie Lanthier.
Ruby loved her family and all the special gatherings at holidays. She was an avid quilter having made each grandchild one. And spoiled everyone with her wonderful cinnamon rolls, Kolaches, and “Kafe Kuchen“. She loved gardening and her flowers. Above all Ruby loved God and was a wonderful example of a Christian and instilled all these special values in the family.
Visitation is scheduled for Sunday May 1, 2011 from 8:00 AM until 8:00 PM at Fayette Memorial Funeral Home in La Grange. Family will receive visitors from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM.
Funeral services are scheduled for Monday May 2, 2011, at 2:00 PM at Fayette Memorial Funeral Home in La Grange.
Interment will follow at the La Grange City Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.