Ruby Lovely Obituary

Ruby Lurlean Lovely
Ruby Lovely
Ruby Lurlean Lovely

May 7, 1924 - May 12, 2014
Born in Cerulean Springs, Kentucky
Resided in Polk City, IA
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Ruby Lurlean Lovely, 90, passed from this life on Monday, May 12, 2014 at Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines, IA. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 15, 2014, at St. Joseph Catholic Church with burial following at Ankeny Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Ankeny.

Ruby was born on May 7, 1924, in Cerulean Springs, Kentucky to Francis and Rosa (Cook) Pool. Ruby will be missed by her children, Linda (Carroll) Lister, Polk City, IA, Ronald (Donna) Christiansen, Dexter, IA, Mary (Antonio) Pavon, Des Moines, IA, and Douglas (Barbara) Christiansen, Des Moines, IA; 13 grandchildren, 38 great grandchildren; 19 great-great grandchildren; siblings, Charles Pool and Geno Day, both of Dawson Springs, KY, Nadean Hill, Hopkinsville, KY, and Virgina May, Woodbridge, VA. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Thomas Lovely; daughter, Judy Chambers; and three brothers.

The family will receive friends from 5:30-7:30 p.m. with a 7:30 p.m. Vigil on Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at Iles Grandview Park Chapel.

The family prefers memorial contributions be made to American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, or Special Olympics. Online condolences are welcomed at

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Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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St. Joseph Catholic Church
3300 Easton Boulevard
Des Moines, IA 50317
Thursday, May 15, 2014
10:30 AM
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Ankeny Memorial Gardens Cemetery
Ankeny, IA US 50021
Thursday, May 15, 2014
12:15 PM
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Special Olympics Iowa
551 Dovetail Road, P.O. Box 620
Grimes, IA US 50111