Ruby M. Toews, 91, of Inman, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at the Moundridge Manor, Moundridge. She was a loving wife, mother, and homemaker. Ruby was born on Jan. 15, 1921, at Inman, the daughter of Henry D. and Sarah (Martens) Ensz. She was united in marriage to Abe R. Toews on Oct. 18, 1942, at Inman. They resided in the Windom community. She was a member of the Zion Church of God in Christ, Mennonite, Inman.
Survivors include: four sons, Harry (Luella) Toews of Barron, Wis., Percy (Irene) Toews, Robert (Diane) Toews, and Randy (Dianne) Toews, all of McPherson; four daughters, Marilyn (Clayton) Schmidt of Buhl, Idaho, Alice (Kenneth) Ensz, of Paxton, Neb., Ruth (LaVern) Nikkel of Inman, and Deanna (Richard) Ensz of Windom; 33 grandchildren; 76 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; two brothers, Edwin Ensz of Middleton, Mich., and Dale Ensz of Inman; two sisters, Evelyn Ensz of Moundridge, and Verna Goertzen of Barron, Wis. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three sisters, and two grandchildren.
A funeral service will be at 2:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at Zion Church of God in Christ, Mennonite, Inman. Burial will be in the Zion Church Cemetery. Visitation with the family present will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 8, at Zion Church of God in Christ, Mennonite.
Memorial donations may be given to Moundridge Manor in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.