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1921 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
SYCAMORE – Mary "Ruby" Kennedy, 92, Sycamore, Ill., died Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at Kishwaukee Hospital, DeKalb.
Born April 11, 1921, in Harrodsburg, Ky., to Eurastus and Mary Jane Sims, Ruby married Rufus "Bud" Kennedy, on Aug. 16, 1950, in Sycamore.
She worked at DeKalb County Rehab & Nursing Center for 25 years as a housekeeper. She retired in 1985.
Survivors include one son, Darrel Kennedy of Sycamore; nieces, Anita Tweed of DeKalb, Bonnie Carlson of Omaha, Neb., Phyllis Livingston of DeKalb, Judy Foltz of Rochelle and Kathy Charnstrom of DeKalb; nephews, Gary, Larry, Bob, Bill and Jack Kunkel; and several great-nieces and -nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Rufus "Bud" Kennedy in 1994; three brothers, Paul, Roy and Ralph Sims; three sisters, Wilma, Beulah and Bea; and nieces, Mable and Virginia.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 6, at Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Sycamore Quiram Chapel, 1245 Somonauk St., Sycamore. A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home.
Memorials can be made to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date.
Arrangements entrusted to Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Sycamore Quiram Chapels. To leave a memory or condolence, visit www.olsonfh.com.
Published in Daily Chronicle on Mar. 4, 2014
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