|Birth: ||Mar. 30, 1896|
|Death: ||May 14, 1979|
Ruby Gaines, 83, former Edgerton area resident, died Monday, May 14, at Continental Manor Nursing Home at Evansville after a long illness. The former Ruby McCarthy was born March 30, 1896 in Edgerton to William A. and Jenny Bliven McCarthy. She was married May 17, 1917 at Rockford, Illinois to Robert Smilth Gaines. Mr. Gaines preceded her in death Frebruary 25, 1975. Mrs. Gaines was a member of Albion Seventh Day-Baptist Church, Mission Benevolence Society, Benegit Society and the Campus Club. She graduated from the Albion Academy, attended Milton Colleg and taught music for several years as a private teacher and at the high school level in Texas. She is survived by one son, Lt. Col. Robert S. Gaines (USAP Ret.) Washington D.C., two daughters, Leora Loveless, Janesville, and Connie Wagner, Cottage Grove; seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 15, at the Nygaard Funeral Home with the Reverend Douglas Ensminger officiating. The Music Service was by mrs. Neil Geske, organist. Burial was at Evergreen Cemetery, Albion.
Source: "The Edgerton Reporter", Edgerton, Wisconsin, Wednesday, May 16, 1979.
Robert Smith Gaines (1890 - 1975)*
Leora Gaines Loveless (1917 - 2000)*
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Record added: Oct 19, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30687865
Born 30Mar1896Died 14May1979 in Rock Co., Wi.|
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