Mrs. Ruby M. (Gehri) Van

January 16, 1976October 12, 2018
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Ruby M. Van, 42, of Ligonier, passed away on Friday, October 12, 2018. She was born on January 16, 1976 in Janesville, Wisconsin, a daughter of Daniel and Ginger Gehri who survive. She worked as an Executive Assistant at the William J. and Bonnie L. Hefner Foundation. She enjoyed traveling, going to the lake, spending time with friends, and being out in nature. She could often be found volunteering with animals. She was passionate about horses and sea turtles. She will be remembered as a great mom and someone that cared for others. Surviving family include her husband, Shawn Van; children, Brittani Harris, Jonathan (Sierra) and Alyssa Van; granddaughter, Raelynn Van; her parents; siblings, Danny, Sarah Gehri, Anthony Weseman; two sister-in-law’s; five brother-in-law’s; and family by choice, Mike (Jada) Campbell. Service of Sharing will be Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 2:00 PM with visitation starting at 12:00 PM. Burial will be in Lindenwood Cemetery. Preferred memorials may be made to the family.


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  • Visitation Saturday, October 20, 2018
  • Service of Sharing Saturday, October 20, 2018
  • Final Resting: Lindenwood Cemetery Saturday, October 20, 2018

Mrs. Ruby M. (Gehri) Van

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Patricia Smith

December 15, 2018

To my cousin, Ginger, I am so sorry to find out your daughter, Ruby is no longer living. Ruby was a beautiful young lady with an amazing soul. She will be missed greatly.

Hannah Bireley

December 14, 2018

It is so hard to believe that she is gone. I have known her and Alyssa and Shawn and Jonathan my whole life. I can't imagine my life without her.

Rod Bell

October 20, 2018

Shawn what can be said except I'm truly sorry about your sudden loss only you will understand this part but it really bothers me that I can't be there for you in the near future we are trying to work something out

Cheryl Coburn

October 19, 2018

Ruby where do I start. Is it when I first met you or the many times we hung out or trips to see each other. You and Shaun has always been a blessing to me. I hope you know I love you and miss you!!!! But I know I will see you soon!!! Hugs my friend

greg baysinger

October 19, 2018

ruby will be missed. rest in peace, sweet angel

Sarah Numbers

October 18, 2018

Oh my sweet girl, we've been through a lot of good times. I can't think of a time where we ever argued, we were that respectful of each other as friends. Sure we disagreed but we accepted that of each other. I love you and regret growing apart. I will forever cherish our lunch dates. I have so many fond memories. Love you Ruby!

Matt Bolden

October 16, 2018

She was such a wonderful person she babysat me when I was a kid . I've know her almost most my whole life this is so sad. My mom Terri and her mom ginger were best friends. My heart goes out to her family


October 16, 2018

Ruby was such an amazing person, always laughing and finding the better things in life. There were many times at the ball park were we would work the concession stands and she would yell out to Jon when he came up to bat. She was so loving and cared about my entire family and we all enjoyed being around her. With having so many memories with Ruby it was very heartbreaking to hear that she is no longer with us, But knowing she is always watching over us is comforting. We love you Ruby and you will be very deeply missed by so many people.

Naola Falk

October 15, 2018

Ruby the sweetest daughter-in-law and person anyone could know and love. I love you so much. The loss of you has left a hole in all our hearts. As an Angel now you can watch over all of us and keep us straight. I will miss you every day. I am so glad you married my son Shawn and made his life so happy. We all love you. Rest in piece my girl. Til we meet again sweet angel.