Ruby Pringle

Graveside inurnment services for Ruby Arlene Pringle, 84, Lawrence, KS, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence, KS.  She died on Sunday, July 29, 2012 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

Ruby was born on March 19, 1928 in Lawrence, KS the daughter of William and Marguerite (Vogler) Deitrich.

She was a clerk in the produce department at Dillons grocery store on Massachusetts Street, for 23 years until she retired.

She married Charles Frank Pringle on November 22, 1946 in Lawrence, KS.  He preceded her in death May 26, 2001. 

Survivors include one daughter, Jill (husband, Melvin) Pringle Packer, Lawrence; two sons, Roger (wife, Linda) Pringle and Rod (wife, Diana) Pringle, both of Lawrence; a brother, David Higgins, of Oskaloosa, KS; a sister, Helen Miller, of Lawrence, KS; six grandchildren, (Brandon Grammer, Michael Pringle, Andrew Grammer, Mark Pringle, Kevin Grammer, Melissa Pringle Miller); and 14 great grandchildren.

The family will greet friends on Wednesday from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the mortuary. 

The family suggests memorials in her name to the Lawrence Salvation Army or the charity of donor’s choice and may be sent in care of the mortuary.

16 Condolences

  1. Roger and Linda Wiggins on July 30, 2012 at 4:17 pm

    Rest in peace Ruby, you will be missed.

  2. Steve and Becky Grammer on July 30, 2012 at 7:49 pm

    Our hearts go out to the family during this time.

  3. Debi Waggoner on July 30, 2012 at 9:48 pm

    So sorry about the passing of your Mom, keeping you and your family in my thought and prayers.

    Debi Waggoner

  4. Becky Calvert Tracy on July 31, 2012 at 12:11 am

    Jill, I was so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. I know how heartbreaking that is. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

  5. Coleen Good on July 31, 2012 at 7:50 am

    Jill, I wanted to say hello and that I remember your Mother so well from when Ron was the produce manager at Dillons at 19th and Mass. I remember that Ron thought she was a terrific worker. I am sure you will miss her. Please know I will be thinking about you!

  6. Charlie Curtiss on July 31, 2012 at 9:35 am

    With deepest sympathy to Rod and the Pringle family in your time of loss.

  7. Bonnie Anderson on July 31, 2012 at 10:05 am

    Ruby will be greatly missed. What a lovely lady.

  8. Sue and Bill Simmons on July 31, 2012 at 12:57 pm

    Our prayers and thoughts are with your family! God Bless all of Ruby’s loved ones.

  9. Priscilla Hedges on July 31, 2012 at 1:25 pm

    What a very nice & fun Lady.
    Ruby always let us borrow Charlie to take to the Horseshoe Tournaments out of town.Always pleasant & kind.
    They don’t don’t make them like her any more.Rest in peace Ruby.You will be missed.

  10. Terry Betzen on July 31, 2012 at 2:38 pm

    I am so sorry to learn of the passing of your Mother, and Missy your grandma.
    Steve and I hope that as the pain lessens with time, your memories will be a tribute to her.
    We are praying for your family.

  11. Roger and Jean Heckman on July 31, 2012 at 3:19 pm

    Our Prayers and thoughts are with all of the family.

  12. Mary K. Morris on July 31, 2012 at 5:51 pm

    My prayers are with you and your family in this time of sorrow.

  13. Mike & Jon Cruver on July 31, 2012 at 6:05 pm

    Our hearts go out to the family during this time.

  14. Jan Price on August 1, 2012 at 7:29 am

    Jill, sweetie I am so sorry to hear about your mom. You are in my thoughts.

  15. Raymond & Judy Stone on August 1, 2012 at 8:27 pm

    Sorry for your loss. Our hearts go out to you and your family.

  16. Belinda McClendon on August 6, 2012 at 12:09 pm

    With great sorrow and deepest sympathy, my heart goes out to the entire family.

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