Ruby was born on April 20, 1930, to Eugene Robinson and Florence (Tucker) Robinson in Daniel, Sublette County, Wyoming. In 1944, the family moved to Belle Fourche, South Dakota, where she attended the Hay Creek School and later the Belle Fourche High School, graduating in 1948. At that time, they moved to the ranch at Aladdin, Wyoming, where Alfred ranched with his dad.
Ruby was very active in the Aladdin Homemakers, 4-H, the Methodist Church, Crook County Homemakers, Buckles and Bows Square Dance Club, Cattle Women and Comforters for Kids.
In 2000, she moved from the ranch to Spearfish, South Dakota and later, in 2005, she moved into the David M. Dorsett Health Care in Spearfish.
Ruby is survived by her sons, Drew (Judy) Hutchinson, Aladdin, Wyoming, Mike (Janet) Hutchinson, Newcastle, Wyoming, Leon (Lori) Hutchinson, Vernal, Utah; five grandchildren, Wade (Kristen) Hutchinson, Draper, Utah, Clay (Jessica) Hutchinson, Aladdin, Nicole (Mitch) Mather, Wilsall, Montana, Cody (Suzi) Hutchinson, Fredrick, Colorado, Josie (Lloyd) Ahlquist, Marina del Rey, California; three great-grandchildren, Kyla Mather and Twins Alexa and Tyler Hutchinson; and a sister, Loretta Artus, Denver, Colorado.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, twin grandsons, a brother (Kent) and a sister (Doreen Koopman).
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at Fidler-Isburg Funeral Chapels, Spearfish. Visitation will also be from 9 to 10 a.m., Thursday, May 30, 2013. Funeral Service will be at 10 a.m., Thursday, May 30, 2013 at Fidler-Isburg Funeral Chapels. Burial will follow at 11:30 a.m. at Black Hills National Cemetery, Sturgis, South Dakota. In lieu of flowers, a memorial may be sent to recipients of the donor’s choice.
Arrangements are under the care of Fidler-Isburg Funeral Chapels & Crematory Services, Spearfish, SD. Online condolences may be written to www.fidler-isburgfuneralchapels.com