RUBY M. NERN, 84, of Antwerp, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013 at Hickory Creek Nursing Home, Hicksville. Ruby was born in Oak Hill, Ohio on Aug. 21, 1928, a daughter of the late Dovie (Scarberry) and John Craft. She worked at Bryan Custom Plastics & was a member of Mount Calvary Lutheran Church of Antwerp. She married Harold Nern June 4, 1949. He passed away Feb. 23, 2001. "Ruby will be sadly missed" by her children, Pamela (Terry) Zartman, Keith (Kathy) Nern, Kathleen (Ed) Jones all of Antwerp, and Robin Cline of Hicksville; brothers, Tom Craft of Payne, and Roger Craft of Hallsville, Texas; 10 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her siblings, Ray, Ben, Dewey and Lowell Craft, Mildred Fulk, Lessie McCain, Mabel Howard and Nancy Mosier. Funeral service is 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013 at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church of Antwerp, with calling one hour prior. Visitation also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 at Dooley Funeral Home, Antwerp. Burial at Maumee Cemetery. Memorials to Antwerp EMS, P.O. Box 1046, Antwerp, Ohio 45813 or Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 1024, Antwerp, Ohio 45813. Condolences and fond memories may be shared at

Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Feb. 7, 2013