Ruby Jean Peek

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Ruby Jean Peek

Des Moines

Ruby Jean Peek (Dishon), 86, passed away April 11, 2014 surrounded by loved ones. Her funeral will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, April 17 at Brooks South Town Chapel at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, at the chapel.

Ruby was preceded in death by her husband, John H. Peek, Sr., and blessed with nine children: James A. Peek (Linda), Marlynn Bayliff (deceased), Bill Jordan (Cindy), Tommy Jordan (Sandy), John H. Peek, Jr. (Debra), Gene Peek, Marie "Kris" Peek, Teresa Schaff (Monte), and Gary Peek (deceased); 28 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and her sister, Mary Evans.

Ruby retired from downtown Younkers after 25 years. She enjoyed cooking for her ever-growing family, baking, being outdoors, playing cards and crocheting. She was kind, playful, hard-working and strong-willed. She will forever be in our hearts.

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Funeral Home
Brooks South Town Chapel - Des Moines
7601 Fleur Drive  Des Moines, IA 50321
(515) 285-4600
Funeral Home Details
Published in Des Moines Register from Apr. 15 to Apr. 17, 2014
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