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Ruby Helen Hamlyn

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Hamlyn, Ruby Helen
94, passed away October 12, 2015 after a brief illness. Ruby was born on May 9, 1921 to Hans and Martha Miller in Fairview, SD. Ruby grew up in Fairview and attended Canton High School. After graduating from Canton H.S. she went to Chillicothe Business College in Missouri for 2 years. Once she finished school she wanted to travel so she joined the civil service and went to work at the State Department. She was in Berlin, Germany at the American Embassy for a few years right after WWII then went to Sao Paulo, Brazil for four years at the embassy there. When she came back to South Dakota she decided to move to Phoenix, Arizona as her brother was there. She married Richard Hamlyn on June 10, 1954 and lived in Phoenix for 40 years before coming out to Rapid City, SD to be close to her grandchildren. She is survived by her son, Harry Hamlyn; and three grandchildren, Andrew, Nicholas and Elektra. She is preceded in death by her husband, Richard Hamlyn, three brothers, and three sisters. Ruby is interred at Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery; services were previously held.


Published in The Arizona Republic on Nov. 1, 2015
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