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Ruby Wiley

d. November 28, 2020

Ruby Wiley, age 87 has moved onto to her perfect ageless life at home with The Lord Jesus November 28, 2020.

Ruby was born to Emanuel and Carolina (Junkert) Vilhauer in 1933.  In her young adulthood, Ruby ventured to the Tacoma WA area where she married Bob Wiley on January 2, 1954.  Then shortly thereafter moved to Aberdeen, SD where they raised their 3 children.

Ruby was a stay at home Mom until the children were in school full time.  Then she worked for the State of SD with the Homemaker Program, Meals on Wheels program and later was employed in various positions at Dakota Midland Hospital in Aberdeen, SD.  Later in years Bob and Ruby moved to Sioux Falls, where Ruby cared for her husband and served as a Senior Companion for many years.  Bringing friendship and joy to many through her visits.

Ruby enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, flower gardens and crafts. 

Ruby is survived by her three children Rodney (Vicki) Wiley of Groton, SD, Judy Geier of Sioux Falls, SD and Deb (Rob) Ross of Aberdeen, SD.  Four grandchildren, Paul Van Den Hul, Theresa (Josh) Palmer, Bill Wiley and Dominic (Christine) Wiley.  Three great grandchildren, Caleb Palmer, Lillian Palmer and Jaiyce Kennedy.

Ruby was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years Bob, four brothers, one sister and her parents.


On the video below, the first 9.5 minutes is visitation time. 

Service Schedule

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Funeral Service

Thursday, December 3, 2020

Starts at 1:30 pm (Central time)

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