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Ruth E. Conner November 10, 1924 – July 15, 2018

Ruth Evalyn (Straub) Conner, 93, of Brunswick, MO passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2018 at Brunswick Nursing Home in Brunswick, MO.
Memorial services will be held at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Brunswick, MO, on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. Pastor Drewitz officiating. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 10:00-11:00 A.M. A private burial will be held at a later date.
Ruth was born on November 10, 1924 in Brunswick, MO, the daughter of George and Drusilla (Brown) Straub. She graduated from Keytesville High School in 1942. Ruth was married to Lieuel Emrich from 1946-1961.  On August 31, 1963 she married Richard Conner at St. John’s Lutheran Church.
Ruth worked in sales for Jenkins Music in Kansas City, MO and later worked as a driver’s license examiner for the State of Kansas. Ruth sang at many weddings and funerals and loved to write poetry and prose. She was quick to laugh and joke. Ruth also enjoyed playing cards and dominos, loved flowers, and especially loved her family and friends.
She was a member of the Lutherans Women’s Missionary League, Davis-Foggin, and was also a faithful member of the St. John’s Lutheran Church.
Ruth is survived by two nephews, Kevin Straub (Laurie Skinner) and family, Kerry Straub (Irma) and family; a niece, Lisa Neville (David Clubine) and family; she is also survived by numerous cousins and her godmother, Frances Grotjan.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her brother, Ralph Straub; and her sister-in-law, Louise Straub.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial donations to Family Choice. Donations can be mailed to or dropped off at Breshears Memorial Chapel, 207 W. Broadway, Brunswick, MO, 65236.

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