Ruby L. Mitchell, 86, of Fort Madison, Wis., passed away on Friday, April 2, 2010 at the Fort Madison Community Hospital.She was born on May 4, 1923 in Lowell, Ind. to Frank & Ora Clark Graves. Ruby attended Purdue University and then married Donald M. Mitchell on July 18, 1944 in Lowell, Ind.He died on October 25, 1998.She was a Shaklee Dealer for a number of years and of the Protestant Faith.
Ruby is survived by: 2-daughters: Karen (Dave) Tansey of Waterloo, Iowa & Mitzi (Don) Mueller of West Burlington, Iowa; 1-son: John (Lydia) Mitchell of Chile; 9-grandchildren; 10-great grandchildren and 1-great great grandson.She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
The funeral service was held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 6, 2010 at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory with Rev. Mark P. Spring officiating.Burial was held at Amity Cemetery in Reinbeck, Iowa at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 7, 2010. A memorial has been established for Iowa Public Television and contributions may be left at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory. Online condolences may be left at the King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory website: www.kinglynk.com.