Ruth A. Nay
Ruth Ann Nay received a call on December 22, 2019, a call with an offer she couldn’t refuse, to be reunited with her loved ones. Ruth began her journey on January 26, 1930 in Monarch, Wyoming, justshy of ninety years ago. She was the third of four siblings born to Ed and May Schreibeis. Ruth was a Wyoming girl through and through and her love for this beautiful state was evident in her passion forher life here. She graduated from Ranchester High School. During her adolescent years she participated in 4-H and was very proud of her accomplishments including a trip to 4-H Congress in Chicago. OnNovember 8, 1950, Ruth married her first love, Ralph Blaney. They spent 35 years working side by side on ranches and raising two children, Barbara Ann and Irving Carl. Ruth enjoyed her years working atCarl’s IGA and she especially loved her time as the bookkeeper for Kings Saddlery for over 20 years. In 1980, Ralph was called to his heavenly home. Ruth hit the adventure trail with her good friend WillaLoomis and the two of them had many adventures. In 1987, her single days came to an end when she met George Nay. The two of them spent several years camping and fishing her beloved Big HornMountains and traveling with friends to Arizona to escape the frigid Wyoming winters. Ruth was blessed to have her family circle extended with the addition of George’s three daughters Judy, Jan, andSue as well as their families. Ruth served the Lord through her lifelong work at Immanuel Lutheran Church where she enjoyed being in the choir as well as serving on the Alter Guild. Ruth enjoyed beingactive in the Kelly Schreibeis Foundation. Ruth could often be heard singing and playing the organ as she had a passion for music.Funeral services will be January 4, 2020 at 10:00 am at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Sheridan with the Reverend Paul Cain officiating. A luncheon will follow the service.Arrangements have been entrusted to Kane Funeral Home. The family respectfully requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials in Ruth’s honor be made to Martin Luther Grammar School, 1300 W. 5th.ST., Sheridan, Wyoming 82801.Ruth is survived by her daughter Barbara Blaney, brother David (Judy) Schreibeis, Judy Joy, (Ross Besson), Jan (Bob) Winkler, Sue (Richard) Spencer, many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces,nephews, and friends.Ruth was proceeded in death by her parents, husband Ralph Blaney, husband George Nay, son Irving Blaney, brother Ben Schreibeis, sister Dorthy Brown, niece Kelly Schreibeis.Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with local arrangements.