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Ruby Schlup

October 1, 1926 — November 14, 2022

Gillette

Funeral services for Ruby Schlup, 96, of Sundance, WY, will be held 10:00am, Tuesday, November 22, 2022 at Walker Funeral Home, 410 S. Medical Arts Court, Gillette. with Pastor George Keralis officiating.  Visitation will be from 4:00pm to 6:00pm, Monday, November 21, 2022 at Walker Funeral Home. She will be laid to rest with her beloved husband Virgil Schlup at Black Hills, National Cemetery near Sturgis, SD at 2:30 p.m., Tuesday. Ruby passed away Monday, November 14, 2022, at Weston County Health Services.

Ruby Emeline (Bruner) Schlup, 96, was born October 1, 1926, in Lamar, Nebraska, the daughter of Silas and Sylvia (Bonger) Bruner. She is a graduate of high school / Colorado State College of Education, Greeley Colorado. She was united in marriage to a long-time rancher, Virgil Schlup, of lnyan Kara Mountain, south of Sundance, on August 6, 1945, at Custer, S.D. The couple made their home at the Schlup homestead where they raised two children. In 2014, she moved from her beloved family ranch to Primrose Retirement Community, in Gillette, WY., where she embraced making new friends and playing Tri-ominoes every evening. She took pride in being a member of the Crook County Cowbells and the 4-H Leader. She loved her garden, beautiful flowers and smiled as she watched the blue birds. She also enjoyed sewing, baking and cooking for the family and friends on the ranch. Ruby never knew a stranger and loved everyone she met. She will be forever missed. Grateful for having shared her life are her son, Marlon (Lois) Schlup of Douglas, Wyo., daughter, Sharon (Bill) Kern, Gillette, Wyo.; five grandchildren: Marci (Trevor) Hall, Amanda Schlup, Ella, Tyler (Michelle) Kern, Travis (Jess) Kern, Colt Kern and Heather Kern; sister, Lola Matoush  and brother, Silas Bruner both of Colorado Springs, CO. She was preceded in death by her husband Virgil; her parents and one sister.

The Ruby Schlup Memorial has been established to benefit Wounded Warrior Project. Donations can be sent in care of Walker Funeral Home, 410 S. Medical Arts Court, Gillette, WY 82716. Please visit www.WalkerFuneralGillette.com to share your memorials and condolences with the family.

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Monday, November 21, 2022

4:00 - 6:00pm (Mountain time)

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Tuesday, November 22, 2022

10:00 - 11:00am (Mountain time)

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Tuesday, November 22, 2022

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