Ruby Geneveve Bedore (nee Marx) passed away unexpectedly on February 6, 2017
at the age of 94.
She was born on December 14, 1922 in Oshkosh, WI. Ruby was a graduate of a one room rural school near Oshkosh and received a 2 year teaching certificate from Oshkosh Normal School. She promptly began teaching in 1943 in a one room, eight grade school, riding daily in a horse drawn buggy. Ruby returned to UW-Oshkosh for her Bachelor degree in Education at which time she took a teaching position in the Hartland School District in 1950, retiring in 1986.
Ruby was proud of her years of service in Hartland and valued public education and sense
of community. In her retirement, Ruby was an avid reader and book club member and
enjoyed knitting and crocheting.
Preceding Ruby in death were her loving husband of 62 years, Lloyd, her loving brother Laverne, and sister Lois (Don). Ruby was loving mother to Randy (Fran), Brian (Sara), and daughter Debra. Grandmother to Timothy (Carole) Bedore and Patrick (Melissa) Bedore, great-grandmother to Victoria, Andrew, Bradey, Tyler and Krystle, and sister to Kenneth (Barb) Marx.
A visitation will be held on Friday, February 10, from 11AM to 1PM at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, W299 N5782 County Rd E, Hartland, WI. A short service to follow.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to a charity of your choice are welcome.