Ruby Marie Bladorn

Ruby Marie Bladorn (Putney)

Monday, October 28th, 1929 - Thursday, April 23rd, 2020
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JANESVILLE--- Ruby Marie Bladorn, age 90, of Janesville, died Thursday, April 23, 2020, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Janesville. She was born in Stuart, IA, on Oct. 28, 1929, the daughter of Earl and Mabel (Taylor) Putney. Ruby married Donald Bladorn on March 6, 1948 at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Janesville. He preceded her in death on June 14, 2002. Ruby helped her husband, Don at their farm on Plymouth Church Road where they raised their family. In 1995, they moved to Janesville where she helped her son, Dale at his mini golf and driving range as well with her daughter, Marie at her flower shop. Ruby was a long-time member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Hanover where she served as a Sunday School Teacher. She and Don enjoyed their retirement and spent many years traveling to Florida, Canada, as well as overseas. She bowled in leagues and golfed in her younger years. In Florida she became involved in shuffleboard and that was something she excelled in! She and Don won many tournaments which lead to her being inducted into the Hall of Fame for Shuffleboard. Ruby was also a member of the VFW Post 1621 Auxiliary.
She is survived by her 4 children: Dale (Billy Kay) Bladorn, Don (Cindy) Bladorn, Laurie Bladorn Stocker, and Marie (Tom) Bladorn Freier; 10 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; a great great grandchild; and 2 sisters, Fern and Sherry. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; a sister, Judy; and brother, Carl.
Private family services will take place on Monday, April 27, 2020, at the WHITCOMB-LYNCH FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICE. Burial will follow in Plymouth Cemetery, Hanover. A public celebration of her life will take place as the Covid 19 pandemic conditions change. For an on-line guestbook and condolences:
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    Plymouth Cemetery
    5387-5301 S County Rd H
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Alice and Tom Gill

Posted at 03:59pm
Laurie and family: Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.
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Steve Bennett

Posted at 08:43pm
to Dale, Don and Marie, Steve and I want to send our condolences on the passing of your Mom. She was a great lady! We remember fondly the fishing at Kegonsa at their cottage, trips to Canada fishing and other times at the farm during high school and after.
Steve and Donna Bennett

Dennis & Peg Marquardt

Posted at 10:30am
Tom/Marie....Peg & I are so sorry for your loss. Please know that our thoughts & prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Marie Freier Posted at 10:46am

thank you Dennis and Peg. Love you.

jacque reschke

Posted at 07:44am
Marie and Tom ... we were so sad to hear the news about your beloved mom . Know that we are sending hundreds of hugs to you right now and hold you in our thoughts and prayers. May God wrap His arms around you , and lend you His shoulders to lean on. Our hearts are with you .... we are family strong ..... much love and prayers ..... jacque and larry

Marie Freier Posted at 10:45am

Thank you ❤

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