LAKE CORNELIA – Ruby Arlene Steffenson was born January 22, 1931, in Red Oak, Iowa, the daughter of Donald E. and Mary R. (Sands) Bennett. She graduated from Renwick High School in 1949. Ruby lived in Des Moines, Fort Dodge and moved to Lake Cornelia in 1990.

Ruby worked 30 years for AT&T as a telephone operator, retiring in 1989.

Ruby enjoyed bowling – she bowled in two leagues in Des Moines.

Ruby passed away on Thursday, August 8, 2013, at the age of 82 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents and son, John A. Steffenson.

Ruby is survived by her brother, Ronald E. Bennett of Lake Cornelia; sister, Ruth N. Bennett of Fort Dodge and a niece, Lona Haglund of Iowa Falls.

Graveside services will be held on Monday, August 12, 2013 11:00 a.m. at the Glenwood Cemetery in Goldfield.

Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.