Obit: Krejci, Ruby (1912 - 2007)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Email: dolores@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

Surnames: Krejci, Hohenstein, Shumway, Severson, McCartney, Eisentraut, Christie, Havlicek, Kreiser, Pinnow

----Sources: Clark County Press (Neillsville, WI.) April 25, 2007

Krejci, Ruby (June 13, 1912 - March 5, 2007)

Ruby (Hohenstein) Krejci, age 94, of Neillsville, passed away March 5, 2007 at the Neillsville Medical Center.

She was born June 13, 1912 in Neillsville to Lloyd and Roselie Shumway. Ruby married Harold Hohenstein on October 17, 1929 in Winona, MN. Harold passed away on March 14, 1966. Ruby married her second husband, Rex Krejci, on April 10, 1970 in Belvedere, IL. Ruby was a member of the "Homemakers Club" and spent most of her time raising her family.

She is survived by a son, Darrel (Joyce) Hohenstein; daughter, Betsy (George) Severson; daughter-in-law, Romona Hohenstein; sister, Virginia (Bob) McCartney; stepchildren, Devere Krejci, Lee Krejci, Bonnie (Arne) Eisentraut, Pat (Kenneth) Christie; 17 grandchildren; 12 step grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; five step great-grandchildren and 20 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by husbands, Harold Hohenstein and Rex Krejci; children, Gloria Havlicek, and Arthur Hohenstein; grandsons, Gary Hohenstein and Joel Jon Kreiser; brothers, Lowell and Palmer Shumway; sisters-in-law, Mae and June Shumway; and brother-in-law, Merlin Pinnow.

A memorial service will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday May 5, 2007 at the United Methodist Church of Neillsville with Reverend Dong Su Lee officiating. Friends may call an hour prior to the service at church. Interment will be in Neillsville City Cemetery.

The Cremation Society of Wisconsin, Eau Claire is serving the family.

We will all miss her dearly and loved her very much. She is in her resting place with the Lord now and her smile lives on. She loved sitting on our front porch and George’s good cooking. She loved the campfires and family gatherings. We love you mom from all the family and many friends. Nancy Costello was very dear to mom. Thanks to the nursing home for her short stay and care by so many great people and some aides she really loved.

 

 


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