Services for Ruth M. Schelbar, 97 Lawrence, will be at 1 pm Friday at Trinity Lutheran Church. Burial will be at Memorial Park.
Ruth died Sunday March 23, 2014 at Medicalodge, in Eudora surrounded by family and loving caregivers.
Ruth was born Sept 16, 1916 on the North 40 outside Vinland, KS to Walter S. and Sarah V. Parsons. Ruth married Joe Schelbar Dec. 31, 1937. Joe and Ruth lived in Lawrence, enjoyed family, travel and service to others. Ruth was active with LMH Auxiliary until she became ill in July 2013.
Ruth was preceded in death by her husband Joe, 2 sisters and 2 brothers. Ruth leaves behind son Joe Schelbar and wife Lanna of Tulsa, Oklahoma, daughter Sarah League of Overland Park. Six grandchildren, Kylee Joyce, Brynna Schelbar, Nick Schelbar, Natalie Schelbar ,Tulsa, Shawn League and Randel League, Overland Park. Two great grandchildren Owen Finn Joyce and Hadley Jane Joyce, Tulsa . Sister Mildred Kirk, Tulsa and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation is at Rumsey-Yost Thursday 5:30 pm – 7 pm.
The family suggests memorials to the church, VNA/Hospice of Lawrence, American Heart Assoc.. in care of Rumsey-Yost.