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Obituaries

Obituaries

Ruth Aliene Brubaker 1928 - 2008 Lawrence

Services for Ruth Aliene Brubaker, 79, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.Mrs. Brubaker died Friday, Feb. 8, 2008, at her home.She was born Oct. 23, 1928, in Grantfield, the daughter of Pat Harvey Murphy and Ethel Coulter Murphy Jamison. She graduated from Liberty Memorial High School. She worked as a secretary for Stokely Van Camp, and then she worked at Farmland Industries as an accountant for 25 years before retiring in 1984.She was a member of Lawrence Wesleyan Church.She married Sam Brubaker on Sept. 11, 1949, in Lawrence. He survives, of the home. Other survivors include a brother, Harvey Murphy, Lawrence, and many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the mortuary.The family suggests memorial contributions to Douglas County Hospice or to the American Cancer Society, sent in care of the mortuary.Online condolences may be sent to <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Brubaker.