Ruby E. Ogle, 95

Posted on October 16, 2013

Ruby E. Ogle, 95, of Bluffton, passed away Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, at Heritage Pointe of Warren.
She was born June 1, 1918, in Chandler, Ok., to Robert Roy Reeder and Hattie Pearl Herring. She married James W. Ogle June 20, 1940, in St. Louis; he preceded her in death Jan. 11, 1976.
She married Ralph D. Kleinknight in 1988; he preceded her in death in 2005.
Ruby graduated from Agra High School in 1935. She worked at Franklin Electric from 1965 to 1984. After retirement, she delivered food to others and volunteered at the Bargain Hut in Bluffton. She was an avid bowler, and her team won many awards, including three state championship awards.
She attended the Church of the First Born of Parkland in Oklahoma. She also attended the Poneto Methodist Church.
Ruby is survived by her son, James Robert (Linda) Ogle of Poneto; her daughter, Judy (Dennis) Reed of Bluffton; four grandchildren, Sherri (Troy) Foreman of Poneto, Jody Ogle of rural Bluffton, Kandres Gibbs of Bluffton, and Michael (Jodi) McCarty of Toledo, Ohio; one stepgrandson, Mark (Laura) Reed of Fort Wayne; five great-grandchildren; four step great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a sibling, Jearldine Hearing of Olympia, Wash.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Theola Fogler and Opal Cowsar; one brother, Joe R. Reeder; and a son, Jimmy Roy Ogle at birth.
Funeral services are at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Thoma/Rich, Chaney & Lemler Funeral Home with Pastor Roy Nevil officiating. Calling hours are from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Bluffton.
Memorials may be made to Riley Children’s Hospital.
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