Ruth Vera Robbins 1923 - 2008 Tonganoxie
Services for Ruth Vera Robbins, 84, Tonganoxie, were Wednesday, June 18, at West Haven Baptist Church, Tonganoxie, with burial at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Kansas City, Kan.
Mrs. Robbins died Saturday, June 14, 2008, at Tonganoxie Nursing Center.
She was born Oct. 12, 1923, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of William McKinley and Mary Ellen Campbell Shingleton.
Mrs. Robbins was a charter member of West Haven Baptist Church, a volunteer at Good Shepherd Thrift Shop and a member of Rinda Chapter No. 82, Order of the Eastern Star, all of Tonganoxie.
She married Ralph H. Robbins on Jan. 18, 1941. She assisted with the family-owned business, Midwest Carpet Co.
Survivors include her husband of the home; two sons, David, Tonganoxie, and Phillip "Finney," Lawrence; three daughters, Mary, Tonganoxie, Linda, Oskaloosa, and Melanie, Tonganoxie; a brother, Keith Shingleton, Gladstone, Mo.; 14 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandson.
The family suggests memorials to Andy Robbins Scholarship Fund, sent in care of Quisenberry Funeral Home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie, KS 66086.
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