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Ruby Clara Hoffman passed away on December 21, 2009 at Colonial Belle Nursing Home in Sealy. She was preceded in death by her husband Alvin Hoffman of East Bernard, Texas , parents, Charles and Mary Strauss Hillboldt and brother W.C. Hillboldt. She is survived by sister-in-law, Eleanor Ueckert, nieces, Cheryl Ueckert Brown and Toinette Hillboldt Bodine and nephew Randy Ueckert.  Ruby was born in Sealy, Texas on October 23, 1912 and after marriage moved to East Bernard, Texas where she remained until retiring to the nursing home. Ruby was active in the First Baptist Church of East Bernard and loved teaching Sunday School to young Children. She was a gifted cook, specializing in holiday divinity candy, an exceptional streamstress, sewing intricately designed quilts and doll clothes and enjoyed flower gardening, at which she excelled.

Funeral services were held December 23, 2009 at 3:00 pm from Knesek Bros. Hwy 36 Chapel in Sealy, Texas conducted by Ruby’s Long-time pastor, Brother Duane Mayberry. Interment was in the Haven of Rest Mausoleum in the Sealy Cemetery . Visitation was held from 2:00 to 3:00 pm prior to the services. Memorials for Ruby may be made to First Baptist Church of East Bernard or charity of choice.

 Knesek and Sons Funeral Home in Wallis , Texas in charge of arrangements,


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