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Ruby Mildred Fitzloff

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

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Ruby Mildred Fitzloff
Funeral services for Ruby Mildred Fitzloff, 91, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009, at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer. Rev. Paul Hansen will officiate the service.

Interment will take place at North Lawn Memorial Park in Spencer.

Ruby passed away on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009, at the Spencer Hospital.

Ruby Mildred Fitzloff, the daughter of Ebb and Eva Brown Brinkley, was born Aug. 13, 1918 in Clay County. Her childhood years were spent in Clay County, where she received her education in country schools.

Ruby married Donald Dale Fitzloff on Oct. 2, 1937 in Jackson, Minn. Following their marriage, they farmed for many years near Spencer. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer, where she was active with the UMW. She also was active in the Sioux Energetic Club (township club) and the Moose Lodge.

She was preceded in death by his parents; her husband, Donald; six brothers: George, Wes, Verne, Dale, Donald and Roy; four sisters: Lela Swanson, Helen Hoffman, Loretta Iverson, Margaret Johansen; and an infant son, Franklin Ebb Fitzloff.

Ruby is survived by one son, Robert Fitzloff and wife, Kathryn of Spencer; three daughters: Bonnie Brown and husband, Duane of Valley City, N.D., Joan Schumann and husband, Dwight Schumann of Spencer, and Donna Arndt and husband, Ron of Sioux Falls, S.D.; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; one brother, Kenneth Brinkley of Spencer; and two sisters: Virginia Behrens and Mary Schoning -- both of Milford.

Arrangements will be handled by Warner Funeral Home of Spencer.