Ruby E. Spaedt, 84, of Wilber Nebraska, formerly of Eaton Colorado, died June 28th, 2018 at Bryan Medical Center in Lincoln Nebraska.
She was born March 21st, 1934 to Eli McKibbon and Mary (Goodin) McKibbon in Oklahoma.
In 1949 she married Cleman Bryant. They lived in the Oklahoma area where she worked in food service.
She married Frank Strong in 1953 in Muleshoe Texas. They lived and worked in Texas, later moving to Colorado where she worked for the Eaton School District in food service, and then for Kodak of Colorado.
Ruby married Bill Spaedt in 1979 in Greeley, Colorado. They lived and worked in the Eaton area. She loved gardening and making her home beautiful. She was known for making every plant she touched grow.
Ruby is survived by her sons Jim Alan Bryant of Evans, CO; Steve Strong of Mesquite, NV; and daughter Beth Reichert of Wilber NE; 14 Grandchildren, 15 Great Grandchildren, and 3 Great-Great Grandchildren; sisters Opal Kirk of Sherman, Texas, Peggy Dyer of Loveland, CO; and brother Ken McKibbon of Sherman, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her infant daughter Pricilla Bryant, her parents, and eight brothers.
She was a generous person and loved her family. She was known for how much she loved to talk and never knew a stranger.
Graveside service at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday July 7, 2018 at the Eaton Cemetery at Eaton, Colorado with reception to follow at the conference room at Cobblestone Inn — 485 S Elm Rd. Eaton, CO 80615.
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