Elizabeth S. Ruebush, 87, Brookings, died Jan. 11, 2002, at Sutter Coast Hospital in Crescent City.

She was born June 17, 1914, in Ohio.

She was a bookkeeper at the plywood mill from 1954 to 1965; then she owned the Crafty Bookstore in Brookings until 1978 when she retired.

She was a member of the First Baptist Community Church.

She enjoyed reading and going for walks with her dog.

Survivors include son, Harold and daughter-in-law, Nancy Ruebush of Brookings; three grandchildren, Rich Ruebush of Brookings; Tina Ruebush of Brookings; and Kelly Ruebush of Bend; two great-grandchildren, Crystal and Chris; and two great-great-grandchildren, Sonresa and Rosa.

Private services are planned. Arrangements are under the direction of Redwood Memorial Chapel.