Ruby Moderow - November 09, 2009Former Marquette resident Ruby Faye Williams Moderow, 71, of Lockhart, Texas, died Monday, Nov. 9, 2009.
Her family and friends gathered for a remembrance lunch following a viewing at Pennington Funeral home in San Marcos, Texas. She will be returned to Nebraska to be buried with her husband. A memorial service will be held in Marquette at a later date.
She was born July 25, 1938, to Helen Vyrdrzal Williams and Julius Williams. She grew up and attended school in Bastrop, Texas. During her senior year of high school, she moved to Marquette to be close to her new husband’s family while he served in the Korean War. She lived there until her husband’s death, returning to Texas to be close to her family.
She is survived by her daughter, Sharon Kay Moderow of Las Vegas, Nev,; and sisters Delphine Stall of Manor, Texas, Julie Strickland of Wimberley, Texas, Georgia Funderburk of Taylorsville, Texas, Anna Joyce Mundell of Smithville, Texas, and Zelma Beck of Bastrop, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Willis Melvin Moderow.