Ruby Hoeflicker, 69, of Edwards, MO, died Wednesday, December 21, 2011 at Columbia, MO.
A rosary service was held at 7:00 p.m., Monday, December 26 at St. Gregory’s Catholic Church, Marysville.
Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, December 27, at St. Gregory’s Catholic Church. Father Jim Shaughnessy officiated.
Bob Welch played the organ while Ron & Fran Grauer sang “I Am the Bread of Life”, “Amazing Grace”, “Precious Lord, Take My Hand”, “You Are Mine” and “How Great Thou Art.”
The pallbearers were Pat Bruna, J.I. Hornung, Dennis Mason, Jacob Jacobitz, Bruce Derking and Michael Jacobitz.
Burial was in St. Gregory’s Catholic Cemetery.
Ruby was born on Aug. 20, 1942 at Meridian, MS, the daughter of James and Alice (Ramos) Eddins. In 1960, she graduated from East High School in Kansas City, MO. On Nov. 12, 1960, she married Herbie Hoeflicker at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Kansas City, MO.
In 1969 they moved to Marysville and bought KNDY AM-FM. Together they owned and operated KNDY AM-FM in Marysville, KS, KFRM in Salina, KS, KRFS AM-FM in Superior, NE, KDNS in Downs, KS, and KZDY in Glen Elder, KS. During their careers they lived in Marysville, Belleville and Glen Elder until retiring in 2006 and moved to the Lake of the Ozarks.
Ruby was active in her church and attended at St. Gregory’s Catholic Church, St. Edward’s Catholic Church in Belleville, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Superior, NE, St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Cawker City, KS, and Our Lady of the Snow Catholic Church in Climax Springs, MO. She was a member of the Red Hat Society.
She enjoyed cooking, fishing, reading, traveling and attending her children and grandchildren’s ball games.
Her parents, and an infant sister, Linda, preceded her in death.
Survivors include her husband, Herbie; three daughters, Cindy (Bob) Voet of Home, KS, Becky (Bruce) Jacobitz of Nelson, NE, Deb (Bob) Sasser of Belleville, KS; and five grandchildren.
A memorial fund has been established in her name to be designated by the family at a later time. Contributions may be sent in care of Kinsley Mortuary.