Ruby Rettke, 95, Brookings, died April 24, 2001, in Brookings.

She was born April 3, 1906, in Alberta, Canada, to Thomas and Christina Chesterfield.

She married Carl A. Rettke on June 14, 1923, in Tacoma, Wash., where she grew up. She moved to Brookings in 1975.

Survivors are her sons Robert Rettke of Los Angeles; Gomer Rettke of Brookings; grandsons Randall Rettke, Tim Rettke, David Rettke and Dale Rettke, all of Brookings; Ron Rettke of Sweet Home; Larry Rettke of Independence; Rob Rettke of Los Angeles; granddaughters Cyndi Ramsdell of Brookings; Janet Fanger of Monroe; Debra Rettke of California.

Preceding her in death was her husband Carl, son Tyke, grandson Bryon, five sisters and one brother.

Memorial Services will be at Mountain View Memorial Park at 3 p.m. in Tacoma, Wash.

Donations may be made to Curry Good Samaritan Center.