Ruby Ravenstein

Thursday, March 26, 2009
Ruby Ravenstein

Ruby Clara Schlimme Ravenstein, 93, of Littleton, Mass., formerly of Jackson, died Saturday, March 21, 2009, at Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley in Littleton.

She was born Jan. 21, 1916, in Jackson, daughter of Martin and Clara Bock Schlimme. She and Nyal "Bob" Ravenstein were married June 14, 1940, in Lawrence, Kan. He died Nov. 23, 1987.

Survivors include a son, Bob Ravenstein and wife Maria of Chelmsford, Mass.; two grandchildren, Yalin Lisa Ravenstein (Sean) Murdock of Darien, Conn., Eric David Ravenstein of Chicago; three great-grandchildren, Jack, Patrick and Emilia Murdock, all of Darien.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother and three sisters.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. to service time Friday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Mark Carbaugh officiating. Burial will be in Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.