Ruby Kattner

Ruby Ethel Kattner (Glockzin)

Thursday, December 4th, 1930 - Friday, July 31st, 2020
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Ruby Ethel Glockzin Kattner, 89, of Riesel, passed away peacefully on July 31, 2020. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 5, at Pecan Grove Funeral Home, 3124 Robinson Drive, Waco, with Pastor Jeremy Beggs officiating. Burial will follow at Riesel Cemetery. The family will receive visitors from 5 – 7pm, Tuesday, August 4, at the funeral home.
Ruby was born December 4, 1930, to Otto and Emma Rohnert Glockzin in Marlin, TX. She was a lifelong member of Riesel First United Methodist Church, then became a member of Meier Settlement United Methodist Church. She married Raymond Kattner, the love of her life on January 14, 1948.
Ruby was a loving wife, mother and homemaker for many years. In 1970, she opened Ruby’s Beauty Shop, which she owned and operated for 22 years. After retirement, she loved playing bingo and making beautiful quilts. Her true enjoyment was her grandchildren. She loved babysitting them and they adored her. Playing games with Granny and eating her cookies was always a great time. She always thought her family was important.
Ruby was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Raymond Kattner; her parents, Otto and Emma Glockzin; three brothers, Emanuel Glockzin, Albert Glockzin and Bernard Glockzin; six sisters, Selma Mulsow, Lydia Schroeder, Rose Schmidt, Martha Hanna, Lorene Frosch and Elsie Crump.
She is survived by her loving children, Janette Urbantke and husband Ronnie of Riesel, TX., Nancy Federwisch and husband Wayne of Riesel, TX, Donald Kattner and wife Jennifer of Moody, TX; one sister, Mary Williams and husband Chuck of Waco, TX; two brothers, Curtis Glockzin and wife Margie of Waco, TX, and Alfred Glockzin and wife Ann of Bedford, TX; five grandkids, Amanda Freeman and husband Jason of Shelbyville, TX, Russell Urbantke and wife Lisa of Madisonville, TX, Alison Smith and husband Nick of Waco, TX, Sarah Gates and husband Jeremy of Hurst, TX, Emma Dugas and husband Ryan of Wylie, TX; 13 great-grandkids, Cullen and Shelby Freeman, Brynlee and Avery Urbantke, Nate, Camille, Emerson and Cooper Smith, Alexandra Goarin, Mary and Julianna Gates, Jakob and Connor Dugas; and one great-great-grandson Alexander Walts.
Pallbearers will be Russell Urbantke, Jeremy Gates, Ryan Dugas, Jason Freeman, Cullen Freeman, Nick Smith, and Nate Smith.
A big thanks goes to the nurses and aides at the rest home and to the hospice nurse and aides from Interim Hospice.
Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, August 4th, 2020 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Tuesday, August 4th, 2020 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Pecan Grove Funeral Home
    3124 Robinson Dr
    WACO, TX 76706
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  • Service

    Wednesday, August 5th, 2020 | 10:00am
    Wednesday, August 5th, 2020 10:00am
    Pecan Grove Funeral Home
    3124 Robinson Dr
    WACO, TX 76706
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  • Interment

    Riesel Cemetery
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James Lea

Posted at 09:40am
Our deepest condolences to the Kattner family on the passing of Ruby.....she was definitely a wonderful lady.....Jim & Donna Lea

Don Jackson

Posted at 10:28pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. May God give you peace during this time of sorrow! Love Don & Brenda Jackson

Dale and Vanda Freeman

Posted at 06:03pm
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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