Melba Mae Ruckle

February 23, 1920February 28, 2018

Melba Mae Barricklow Ruckle, Age 98 passed away 2-28-2018. Born 2-23-1920 in Batesville Arkansas to Lowell and Ella Barricklow. Melba was raised on her grandparents cotton farm in Arkansas. Married to Frank Ruckle in 1937. Melba was a homemaker working occasionally throughout her life in retail and restaurant work. She loved being outdoors and enjoyed flowers, birds, animals and gardening. Preceded in death by her husband Frank A. Ruckle, Her siblings Don, James and Dorothy. Sons James, George, Clinton and Don. Daughters Myrtle and Helen. Survived by her brother Lowell Jr. (Gail) Barricklow. Sons William (Janet) of Hutchinson, Ks, Ricky of Portland, Oregon, Marvin (Cindy) of Wichita, Kansas. Daughters Judy (David) Stolzheise of Wichita, Kansas. Gail Ruckle of Hays, KS. Daughter-in-law Wava Ruckle of Valley Center, Kansas, Katrina Ruckle of Milton, Ks, 26 Grandchildren and many Great and Great Great Grandchildren. Per Melbas wishes no services will be held.


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Melba Mae Ruckle

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