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Ruth Ann Stelljes

August 29, 1938 - December 28, 2018

Ruth Ann Stelljes of Vian, Oklahoma passed away December 28, 2018, at the age of 80.  She was born August 29, 1938, to Forrest Roberts and Wilma (Bliss) Roberts in Alton, Kansas.  Ruth married Lloyd Stelljes on October 5, 1958, in Osborne, Kansas. For twenty-five years, she worked as an accountant at Sears and Roebuck. Ruth was a member of First Lutheran Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma where she taught Sunday school. She loved to play Bunco with her friends, enjoyed spending time with her family and grandchildren playing games, doing puzzles and never missed one of their activities.  Ruth never missed watching a TCU Football game or a chance to cheer on the Oklahoma City Thunder.  She enjoyed riding motorcycles with her husband and friends and enjoyed camping and birds and nature.

Ruth is survived by her spouse, Lloyd Stelljes of Vian, Oklahoma; daughter, Sandy Baxter of McKinney, Texas; son, David Stelljes and wife Laurie of Fort Worth, Texas; grandchildren, Olivia Baxter, Abbey Baxter, Samuel Baxter; Nicholas Stelljes, Alexander Stelljes, sister, Betty Farless of Osborne, Kansas and Connie Kohlbusch of New Haven, Missouri; and numerous nieces, nephews and other loving relatives.

She was preceded in death by her son, Douglas Alan Stelljes, parents, Forrest and Wilma Roberts, and sisters, Norma Roberts and Patty Winder.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Blackgum First Baptist Church, 450122 Hwy 100, Vian, Oklahoma 74962. A luncheon is to follow the service.

Memorials may be made to Blackgum First Baptist Church, POB 370, Vian, Oklahoma 74962.

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Ruth was a wonderful person. I will miss going for margaritas with her and Sandy when she came to McKinney. I will miss visiting with her. I loved her dearly. Barbara Peebles, January 24, 2019 Ruth enjoyed life to its fullest. She loved her family & friends. She enjoyed playing Canasta & Bunco. We rode 4 wheelers with Ruth & Lloyd in Arkansas & Colorado. She enjoyed the outdoors. We miss her so. Our thoughts & prayers for her and her family. Linda & Craig Halstead, January 15, 2019 So very sorry for your loss. May God hold you close, and may memories be a blessing to you all. Diana Marshall, January 12, 2019 Ruth was a wonderful friend. She loved spending time with people & loved playing cards & games. Her family was very important to her ! She was so proud of her grandchildren and their accomplishments ! Ruth will be missed by all of us ! Kaye Reagan, January 11, 2019 Rest in peace Aunt Ruth. So sorry for your loss! She will be missed!
Kenna & Alan Boyle , January 9, 2019 Lloyd & Family, We are so sorry to hear of the loss of Ruth! You are in our thoughts & prayers, hugs to all of you!! Keep in touch, our love to all of you!! Terry & Rita LeDuc Family
Terry & Rita LeDuc, January 4, 2019