Ruby Katherine Sullivan, 87, Brookings, died April 13, 2001, in Gold Beach.

She was born Oct. 15, 1913, in Chicago, to Daten Hatcher and Delia Tudor.

She grew up in Toledo, Ohio, and married John L. Sullivan.

She worked at Jansens as a seamstress and retired in 1958.

Mrs. Sullivan volunteered for 15 years at the convalescent hospital in Grass Valley, Calif.

She belonged to the 10 Gallon Club for blood donation.

She moved to Brookings in 1998 from Grass Valley, Calif.

Survivors are daughter Donna M. Nicholson of Brookings; sons James A. Sealy of Chemeketa, Calif; Harold E. Sealy of Klamath Falls; Richard L. Sealy of Leona Valley, Calif.

Also surviving are 13 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her husbands Arthur Sealy and John L. Sullivan.