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Ruth Elizabeth (Gruber) Holmes

February 6, 1941 ~ May 2, 2019 (age 78)


Ruth E. (Gruber) Holmes, age 78, ret. Day Care Provider, St. Francis Hospital Housekeeper, passed away Thursday, May 2, 2019.

Visitation, 1pm-7pm, Wednesday, May 8th, with family present, 5:30-7pm. Services, 2pm, Thursday, May 9th, BOTH at Webb-Shinkle Mortuary, Clearwater.

Ruth was born on Thursday, February 6. 1941 in Brewster, Ohio to her parents, Robert and Helen (Derfer) Gruber. 

Preceded by daughter, Melody Johnson; parents, Robert Gruber, Sr, and Helen (Derfer) Roop; 4 brothers, 2 sisters. Survivors: daughters, Pat (Jeff) Minson of Derby, Michelle (Todd) Hanna of Clearwater; honorary daughter, Emily (Miles) King of New Mexico; son-in-law, Jim Johnson of Towanda; 8 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren.

Memorial: Wichita Police Department, Patrol South Bureau, in care of the mortuary.

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May 8, 2019

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Visitation with Family Present
May 8, 2019

5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Funeral Service
May 9, 2019

2:00 PM


Wichita Police Department Patrol South Bureau
c/o Webb-Shinkle Mortuary, PO Box 325, Clearwater KS 67026

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