Ruby V. Freels

Graveside services for Ruby Virginia Freels, 79, Lawrence will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at Memorial Park Cemetery. She passed away Friday, May 29, 2020 at her home.

Ruby was born on October 16, 1940 in Lawrence, the daughter of James and Sarah (Hall) Stone.

She worked as a Vice President at Lawrence National Bank. She later worked for the State of Kansas.

She married Leon “Ray” Freels on October 18, 1958. He preceded her in death on February 25, 2016.

Survivors include her nephew, Raymond Stone, Lawrence, KS and niece, Beverly Tubbs, Kansas City, MO.

Memorials may be made in her name to the Lawrence Humane Society or VNA Hospice and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence, KS 66006.

Due to Covid-19 please be mindful of social distancing if planning to attend the graveside service.

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6 Condolences

  1. Kay Hodge on May 30, 2020 at 12:37 pm

    Judy & Raymond: So sorry to hear of Ruby’s passing. Thought sure she would outlive us all. Glad I got to visit so much with her at the reunion last fall.

  2. Steven L. George on May 30, 2020 at 4:44 pm

    To the Family, I’m so sorry for your loss. I worked with Ruby at Lawrence National Bank. Please accept my deepest condolences. she was a great lady .

  3. Debi Waggoner on May 31, 2020 at 2:14 pm

    Ruby was my first boss, we didn’t always agree on everything but I am the banker today because of her. Rest In Peace dear lady.

  4. Cheryl Evilsizor on May 31, 2020 at 6:10 pm

    I’ve been a close friend of Ruby’s and Ray for many years. She was a wonderful friend to me and Larry. I will miss our everyday 6:00 p.m. calls. Raymond you were a wonderful nephew to Ruby. I hope we can continue to be close. Love to you and Judy.

  5. Cathy D Jarrett on June 1, 2020 at 4:03 pm

    Condolences to Ruby’s loved ones. I delivered her mail for 6 years & always enjoyed our visits@the mailbox. She could always brighten my day&make me laugh. What a great personality she had! One of the people i miss most from that route.

  6. Esther Kinsey on June 2, 2020 at 12:46 pm

    Ruby will be miss at the manor. I will always remember her love for animals.

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