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    Ruby Kaczor

    June 2, 2017 GMT

    SPENCER — Services for Ruby Kaczor, 90, of Spencer will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Spencer. The Rev. Ken Johnson will officiate with burial in the parish cemetery.

    Visitation will be 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the church. Brockhaus Funeral Home in Spencer is in charge of arrangements.

    She died Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at Butte Healthcare Center in Butte.


    Ruby Laura Mott was born to William and Laura (Hines) Mott on May 18, 1927, at Venus. She was baptized as an infant and confirmed in the Lutheran Church at Venus. Ruby graduated from Spencer High School in 1944. She then taught school near Crawford. Ruby graduated from the college in Springfield, S.D., with a teaching degree. She taught school in Lynch and later was the Boyd County superintendent of schools.

    On Feb. 16, 1947, she was married to Elmer Kaczor. They made their home north of Spencer, where they farmed, ranched, farrowed pigs and raised chickens.


    Ruby was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, where she was a member of the choir, Dorcas, Lutheran Women’s Missionary League and family bible study. She served on the District Lutheran Women’s Missionary League Board and liked to design floats for the Rose Bowl Parade.

    Ruby loved to watch the grandchildren’s sports and activities. She was a fan of Husker sports and kept tabs on many college and professional sports teams.

    Ruby spent her last 19 months at Butte Healthcare Center, where she let her creativity shine with the pages she colored and the box vehicles she designed.

    Preceding her in death were her spouse, Elmer; parents Willie and Laura; infant sister Betty; son Clint; and grandsons Daniel and Tige.

    Ruby is survived by her children, Trudy (Ken), Terry (Dori), Fred (Coke), Peg (Dwayne) and Jody (Colene); grandchildren Tracy (Jason), Todd (Steph), Kari (Gary), Lindsey (Scott), Aaron (Bobbi), Matt, Ranessa (Shane), Danae (Travis), Ethan (Sara), Jason (Mandy), Derrick (Barb), Josh (Rachel), Tara (Brady) and Ryan; sister Eunice (Kenny); sister-in-law Lyla; great-grandchildren; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.