Mount Ayr Record News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
OBITUARY ~ RUBY DANIELSON
Ruby Emerald DANIELSON, daughter of Guy and Maggie Anna JARRED KNIGHT, was born February 12, 1912 on a farm near Mount
Ayr, Iowa. She died at Morton General Hospital in Morton, Washington on July 25, 1992 at the age of 80 years, five months
and 13 days.
She was united in marriage to Lloyd Christopher DANIELSON on October 18, 1930 at Mount Ayr, Iowa. This union
was blessed with eight children, one son and seven daughters.
Ruby was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd "Pete";
one daughter, Joyce Ferne DUFRESNE; two grandsons, Stephen Laverne MERCER and Jeffrey Dean BLACKWOOD; her parents, Guy
and Maggie; a stepmother, Ferne, and three half-brothers, Elton, Donald and Lyndon KNIGHT.
She leaves to mourn her
passing, one son, Lloyd, Jr. and wife, Leona, of Shelton, Washington; six daughters: Margaret Louise WILSON and husband
Marvis "Bud" of Mount Ayr, Iowa, Virginia Mae MERCER and husband R. C. of Olympia, Washington, Mary Ann BARNES and husband
Ron of Randle, Washington, Faith Marie BECKMAN and husband Jim of Auburn, Washington, Elizabeth Jean ZEILER and husband
Church of St. Ignatius, Montana, and Iva Lee BOURNE and husband Don of Shelton, Washington; a half-sister, Marcella
LONGFELLOW of Denver, Colorado; 23 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren, and a host of relatives and friends who
loved her dearly.
Submission by Ann Wyer, April of 2012
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