Ruby Barclay

Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 19, 2008

Ruby Isabel Barclay, 94, of Austin died on June 18, 2008 at Our House Memory Care.
She was born Dec. 6, 1913 in Austin to James and Nellie (Boyd) Wilson. Ruby married Milo Barclay on Feb. 24, 1951 in Mason City, Iowa, they were married for 51 years. Ruby worked as a bookkeeper at Ashton Service and Harrington Trucking, as a waitress and cook at Henry’s Cafe and most importantly as a Homemaker, raising six children. In her spare time Ruby enjoyed taking care of her grandchildren and grand dogs, fishing and camping.
Ruby is survived by her daughter, Debra (Philip) Eirikson, Austin; sons, James (Pam) Houck, Sand Rock, Ala., Arnold (Barb) Houck, Juniata, Neb., Gary (Janet) Zander, Lake City, Minn.; 16 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; numerous great-great-grandchildren; brother, Wilbur (Mary) Wilson, Owatonna, Minn.; sister, Viola Miller, Rochester, Minn.; nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Milo; daughters, Hazel Mae Stundahl and Chick Roseth; parents, brothers and sisters.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, June 21, 2008 at Crane Community Chapel with Pastor Mark Goossen officiating. Interment will be in the Grandview Cemetery in Austin. Visitation will be at Crane Community Chapel on Saturday for one hour before the service. The Family Prefers Memorials

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