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Ruby E. Skelton, 67, of Lincoln, died Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010, at
9:27 p.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.
Visitation will be 2-5 p.m. Sunday at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln. Her
funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral
home, with the Rev. Jacob Skelton officiating.
Burial will be in Irish Grove Cemetery, Middletown.
Mrs. Skelton was a home health care provider and
a technician at LDC for many years.
She was born May 20, 1943, in Lincoln. Her
parents were Raymond and Martha Jones Benedict. She
married Wayne Skelton on July 15, 1959, in Iowa. He
preceded her in death in November 2002.
She is survived by two daughters, Carla (and
Tracy) Mattingly of Lincoln and Bonnie (and Richard)
Miller of Lincoln; three sons, Donald Skelton of
Lincoln, Michael (and Kelly) Skelton of Lincoln and
Tony Skelton of Lincoln; one sister, Susie Eatherly
of Washington; two brothers, Raymond Benedict of
Lincoln and Lyle Benedict of Lincoln; several half
brothers and half sisters in the Peoria area; 16
grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by one son, Tommy
She was a member of Elkhart United Methodist
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