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Ruby Louise Erickson
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Birth: Jul. 1, 1909
Neosho County
Kansas, USA
Death: Jan. 15, 2010
Overland Park
Johnson County
Kansas, USA

Ruby Louise Erickson died at the age of 100 years, 6 months, & 14 days.

Published Jan. 15, 2010 - Chanute, KS

Ruby Louise Erickson, 100, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away Friday, January 15, 2010 in Overland Park, Kansas.

Ruby was born on July 10, 1909 in rural Chanute, Kansas, the daughter of William and Alka (LaSalle) Erickson.

She attended schools in Petrolia and graduated from Chanute High School in the Class of 1928. She then attended Kansas State Teachers College and earned her Master's Degree at Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

She taught for three years in the Neosho County rural schools of Bunker Hill and Union. She also taught in the Kansas City Elementary Schools in Kansas City, Missouri and in the Junior High School in Eureka, Kansas.

Ruby was a member of the Colfax Baptist Church, the Prairie Baptist Church in Prairie Village, KS, the Central Baptist Theological Seminary Auxiliary, the Scandinavian Women's Society, and Kappa Delta Pi.

She is survived by a sister, Maxine Erickson of Overland Park, KS; a sister-in-law, Mary Erickson of Chanute, KS; a sister-in-law Mildred Erickson of WA; and eight nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers, Gordon Erickson, Melvin Erickson, and Clifford "Chig" Erickson.

Memorial services will be held at Prairie Baptist Church in Prairie Village, Kansas.

Penwell-Gabel Gibson Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Created by: TiogaRose
Record added: Jan 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46745204

- TiogaRose
 Added: Jan. 16, 2010

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