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Obituaries

Obituaries

Ruth Vera Robbins 1923 - 2008 Tonganoxie

Services for Ruth Vera Robbins, 84, Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at West Haven Baptist Church. Burial will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Kansas City, Kan. Mrs. Robbins died Saturday, June 14, 2008, at Tonganoxie Nursing Center.She was born Oct. 12, 1923, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of William McKinley and Mary Ellen Campbell Shingleton. Mrs. Robbins was a charter member of West Haven Baptist Church, a volunteer at Good Shepherd Thrift Shop and belonged to Rinda Chapter No. 82, Order of the Eastern Star, all of Tonganoxie. She assisted with the family-owned business, Midwest Carpet Co., for many years.She married Ralph H. Robbins on Jan. 18, 1941. He survives, of the home.Other survivors include two sons, David, Tonganoxie, and Phillip "Finney," Lawrence; three daughters, Mary, Tonganoxie, Linda, Oskaloosa, and Melanie, Tonganoxie; a brother, Keith Shingleton, Gladstone, Mo.; 14 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandson. Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the church.The family suggests memorials to Andy Robbins Scholarship Fund, sent in care of Quisenberry Funeral Home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie, KS 66086. Online condolences may be sent to <a href="http://www.quisenberryfh.com">www.quisenberryfh.com</a>.