Highland: Obituaries

Ruby Morrison, 92

Ruby Morrison, 92, died on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015 in Highland.
Ruby Morrison, 92, died on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015 in Highland.

Ruby Morrison, 92, died on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015 in Highland.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 29 at Aebischer-Richeson Funeral Home in St. Jacob. A funeral service will immediately follow the visitation on Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Dennis Price officiating. Burial will be in Fern Hill Cemetery in St. John, New Brunswick, Canada.

She was born on July 21, 1923 in Dorking, England, to Oscar and Mabel (Taylor) Macgregor. On April 15, 1940, she married A. Ross Morrison in Leatherhead, England. To this union, four daughters and one son were born. Her husband preceded her in death.

Mrs. Morrison was raised in Leatherhead, England. During World War II, she met and married her husband, who was a captain in the Canadian Army.

She moved to St. John, New Brunswick, Canada, with her family in 1946. In 1952, the family moved to St. Louis, Mo. She worked for and retired from International Shoe Co. After retiring in 1977, they moved to Camdenton, Mo., and enjoyed life on the lake and working at Tan-Tar-A.

She was a very active member of Camdenton United Methodist Church, the Red Hatters and Farkle Club. She lived life to the fullest. She was best known for her love for family, friends and travel.

Survivors include a sister, Lena Clark of Bristol, England; daughters, Sandra (Jerry) Faires, Christine (Dale) Wildhaber of St. Jacob, Lynda (Robert) Randolph of Camdenton, Mo., and Sarah (Mitchell) Bachtel of Florissant, Mo.; a daughter-in-law, Sandi Morrison of Ballwin, Mo.; 12 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; and a son, Lester Alexander Morrison.

Memorials may be made to the Keystone Cemetery or Hospice of Southern Illinois.

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