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Our loving mother and grandmother, Ruby Bailey Skeen, 85, passed away on August 30, 1994 at McKay Dee Hospital following a short illness.

She was born on November 4, 1908 in Ogden, Utah to Hyrum S. and Mary Jane Brown Bailey. She was married to John Alexander Skeen, January 13, 1927. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple. She was an active member of the LDS Church.Ruby will be remembered as kind, unselfish, and loving to everyone. She set an example of patience and love as she cared for her companion in his final years. She felt her greatest joy and accomplishment was her family.

Survivors include a son, John LaMar (Carol) Skeen, Salt Lake City; two daughters, LaVon (Gene) Hancock, West Weber and Jelean (Robert) Montgomery, North Ogden; 15 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren; a brother, Carl H. Bailey, Boise, Idaho. She was preceded in death by her husband, an infant son, two brothers, Halver and Hubert, and a sister, Helen.

Funeral services will be held Friday, September 2 at 1 p.m. at the Taylor 3rd Ward, 2200 So. 4300 West. Friends and family may call at Lindquist's Ogden Mortuary, 3408 Washington, Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Friday from 11:45 to 12:45 at the Taylor Ward.

Interment in the West Weber Cemetery.

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