The Salina Journal (Salina, Kansas) 12 November 2003_ Pg. 4_ Ruby Jane Karnes Cressler obit
Ruby Jane Karnes Cressler HOXIE — Ruby Jane Karnes Cressler, 94, Hoxie, died Monday, Nov. 10, 2003. Mrs. Cressler was born Ruby Jane Hardman on Nov. 28,1908, at Lenora. She was a clerk at Mickey Hardware in Hoxie for several years and later served as Hoxie City Clerk. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Daris E. Karnes, in 1956; her second husband, Carson Cressler, in 1973; and a grandson. Survivors include two sons, Carroll of Pendelton, Ore., and Dorrance L. of Paola; three daughters, Maxine Patmon of Hoxie, Shirley Allacher of Flagler, Colo., and Evelyn Donscheski of Omaha, Neb.; a brother, Thomas J. Hardman of Farmington, N.M.; 15 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; three stepgrandchil- dren; and nine stepgreat- grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the United Methodist Church, Hoxie. Burial will be in Hoxie Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Sheridan County Long Term Care Unit in Hoxie. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and Thursday at Mickey-Leopold Funeral Home, 1024 Sheridan, Hoxie 67740.