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Plains Edition Obituaries for 7-10-10

Ruby Frances Feltz, 99, of Keystone died June 5, 2010, at the Ogallala Community Hospital.

She was born on Nov. 14, 1910, in Hyannis, Neb., the daughter of D.D. and Anna Mary (Eck) Cole, the fifth of eight children. She spent her childhood in the Sand Hills between Arthur and Tryon. The family lived in a sod house on a Kincaid homestead.

She graduated from the Arthur High School in 1927. The family moved to Keystone in 1930 where she began working for her father in the Bank of Keystone.

On Aug. 9, 1934, she married Gene Feltz at her parent’s home in Keystone.

On Sept. 7, 1930, she joined the Keystone Presbyterian Church. She held the longest continuing membership in the congregation. She had served as Sunday School Superintendent in the 1940s and was also a long-term elder of the church. She had been an active member of the Keystone Ladies Aide and was the oldest member of the Keystone Women’s Library Association. She was a Cowbell, a member of the Nebraska Cattlemen’s Association and enjoyed the Keystone Roperettes.

She treasured her Keystone roots and took great satisfaction in being an integral part of the community. One of her favorite experiences was working at the North Platte Canteen during World War II. She was a faithful greeter who was happy to contribute to the well-being of the troops.

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She was an avid golfer and a long-time member of the Ogallala Golf Club. She was loyal and devoted to all her family.

Survivors include three daughters, Allie (Bill) O’Connor of Ogallala, Georgie Feltz of Berkeley, Calif., and Jonnie (Pete) Peterson of Brule; seven grandchildren and their spouses and 14 great grandchildren; a sister, Beatrice Fenwick of Westminster, Colo., and a sister in law, Evelyn Feltz of Kentucky.

Ruby Frances Feltz, 99, of Keystone died June 5, 2010, at the Ogallala Community Hospital.

She was born on Nov. 14, 1910, in Hyannis, Neb., the daughter of D.D. and Anna Mary (Eck) Cole, the fifth of eight children. She spent her childhood in the Sand Hills between Arthur and Tryon. The family lived in a sod house on a Kincaid homestead.

She graduated from the Arthur High School in 1927. The family moved to Keystone in 1930 where she began working for her father in the Bank of Keystone.

On Aug. 9, 1934, she married Gene Feltz at her parent’s home in Keystone.

On Sept. 7, 1930, she joined the Keystone Presbyterian Church. She held the longest continuing membership in the congregation. She had served as Sunday School Superintendent in the 1940s and was also a long-term elder of the church. She had been an active member of the Keystone Ladies Aide and was the oldest member of the Keystone Women’s Library Association. She was a Cowbell, a member of the Nebraska Cattlemen’s Association and enjoyed the Keystone Roperettes.

She treasured her Keystone roots and took great satisfaction in being an integral part of the community. One of her favorite experiences was working at the North Platte Canteen during World War II. She was a faithful greeter who was happy to contribute to the well-being of the troops.

She was an avid golfer and a long-time member of the Ogallala Golf Club. She was loyal and devoted to all her family.

Survivors include three daughters, Allie (Bill) O’Connor of Ogallala, Georgie Feltz of Berkeley, Calif., and Jonnie (Pete) Peterson of Brule; seven grandchildren and their spouses and 14 great grandchildren; a sister, Beatrice Fenwick of Westminster, Colo., and a sister in law, Evelyn Feltz of Kentucky.

Ruby Frances Feltz, 99, of Keystone died June 5, 2010, at the Ogallala Community Hospital.

She was born on Nov. 14, 1910, in Hyannis, Neb., the daughter of D.D. and Anna Mary (Eck) Cole, the fifth of eight children. She spent her childhood in the Sand Hills between Arthur and Tryon. The family lived in a sod house on a Kincaid homestead.

She graduated from the Arthur High School in 1927. The family moved to Keystone in 1930 where she began working for her father in the Bank of Keystone.

On Aug. 9, 1934, she married Gene Feltz at her parent’s home in Keystone.

On Sept. 7, 1930, she joined the Keystone Presbyterian Church. She held the longest continuing membership in the congregation. She had served as Sunday School Superintendent in the 1940s and was also a long-term elder of the church. She had been an active member of the Keystone Ladies Aide and was the oldest member of the Keystone Women’s Library Association. She was a Cowbell, a member of the Nebraska Cattlemen’s Association and enjoyed the Keystone Roperettes.

She treasured her Keystone roots and took great satisfaction in being an integral part of the community. One of her favorite experiences was working at the North Platte Canteen during World War II. She was a faithful greeter who was happy to contribute to the well-being of the troops.

She was an avid golfer and a long-time member of the Ogallala Golf Club. She was loyal and devoted to all her family.

Survivors include three daughters, Allie (Bill) O’Connor of Ogallala, Georgie Feltz of Berkeley, Calif., and Jonnie (Pete) Peterson of Brule; seven grandchildren and their spouses and 14 great grandchildren; a sister, Beatrice Fenwick of Westminster, Colo., and a sister in law, Evelyn Feltz of Kentucky.

Ruby Frances Feltz, 99, of Keystone died June 5, 2010, at the Ogallala Community Hospital.

She was born on Nov. 14, 1910, in Hyannis, Neb., the daughter of D.D. and Anna Mary (Eck) Cole, the fifth of eight children. She spent her childhood in the Sand Hills between Arthur and Tryon. The family lived in a sod house on a Kincaid homestead.

She graduated from the Arthur High School in 1927. The family moved to Keystone in 1930 where she began working for her father in the Bank of Keystone.

On Aug. 9, 1934, she married Gene Feltz at her parent’s home in Keystone.

On Sept. 7, 1930, she joined the Keystone Presbyterian Church. She held the longest continuing membership in the congregation. She had served as Sunday School Superintendent in the 1940s and was also a long-term elder of the church. She had been an active member of the Keystone Ladies Aide and was the oldest member of the Keystone Women’s Library Association. She was a Cowbell, a member of the Nebraska Cattlemen’s Association and enjoyed the Keystone Roperettes.

She treasured her Keystone roots and took great satisfaction in being an integral part of the community. One of her favorite experiences was working at the North Platte Canteen during World War II. She was a faithful greeter who was happy to contribute to the well-being of the troops.

She was an avid golfer and a long-time member of the Ogallala Golf Club. She was loyal and devoted to all her family.

Survivors include three daughters, Allie (Bill) O’Connor of Ogallala, Georgie Feltz of Berkeley, Calif., and Jonnie (Pete) Peterson of Brule; seven grandchildren and their spouses and 14 great grandchildren; a sister, Beatrice Fenwick of Westminster, Colo., and a sister in law, Evelyn Feltz of Kentucky.

Ruby Frances Feltz, 99, of Keystone died June 5, 2010, at the Ogallala Community Hospital.

She was born on Nov. 14, 1910, in Hyannis, Neb., the daughter of D.D. and Anna Mary (Eck) Cole, the fifth of eight children. She spent her childhood in the Sand Hills between Arthur and Tryon. The family lived in a sod house on a Kincaid homestead.

She graduated from the Arthur High School in 1927. The family moved to Keystone in 1930 where she began working for her father in the Bank of Keystone.

On Aug. 9, 1934, she married Gene Feltz at her parent’s home in Keystone.

On Sept. 7, 1930, she joined the Keystone Presbyterian Church. She held the longest continuing membership in the congregation. She had served as Sunday School Superintendent in the 1940s and was also a long-term elder of the church. She had been an active member of the Keystone Ladies Aide and was the oldest member of the Keystone Women’s Library Association. She was a Cowbell, a member of the Nebraska Cattlemen’s Association and enjoyed the Keystone Roperettes.

She treasured her Keystone roots and took great satisfaction in being an integral part of the community. One of her favorite experiences was working at the North Platte Canteen during World War II. She was a faithful greeter who was happy to contribute to the well-being of the troops.

She was an avid golfer and a long-time member of the Ogallala Golf Club. She was loyal and devoted to all her family.

Survivors include three daughters, Allie (Bill) O’Connor of Ogallala, Georgie Feltz of Berkeley, Calif., and Jonnie (Pete) Peterson of Brule; seven grandchildren and their spouses and 14 great grandchildren; a sister, Beatrice Fenwick of Westminster, Colo., and a sister in law, Evelyn Feltz of Kentucky.