Ruby Kathryn Zimmerman Richey, 86, died Sunday, April 7, 2002 at Spring Arbor, Michigan. A native of Sashatchewan, Canada, she was an employee of Sears Roebuck Company in Fort Wayne for 20 years. She retired in 1975. She was a member of Spring Arbor Free Methodist Church in Spring Arbor, Michigan. She liked spending time with her family. She is preceded in death by her husband, George Emerson Richey, who passed away January 31, 1991.
She is survived by sons George Richey, Jackson, Michigan; David Richey, Columbia City, Indiana; Robert Richey, Fairfax, Virginia; sisters Martha Sommers, Berne, Indiana; Emma Grtle, Paoli, Indiana; Edna Guyot, Fort Wayne; 8 Grandchildren; and 7 Great Grandchildren.
Services were held at Elzey Patterson Rodak with burial in Lindenwood Cemetery. Memorials to WGM American Indian Field, 14202 N. 73rd Avenue, Peoria, Arizona, or Hospice of Jackson & Oaklawn, Michigan.