Ruth A. Parks
Date of Birth
July 25, 1930
Ashland, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
July 12, 2019
Ashland, Nebraska
Funeral Service Directions

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 ~ 10:30 a.m.
First Christian Church ~ Ashland, Nebraska
Interment at Ashland Cemetery ~ Ashland, Nebraska

Visitation Directions

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 ~ 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Marcy Mortuary ~ Ashland, Nebraska

Memorials – in lieu of flowers

First Christian Church, 1702 Boyd Street, Ashland, NE  68003

Ruth A. Parks, 88, of Ashland, NE, passed away on Friday, July 12, 2019 at Oxbow Living Center in Ashland, NE.  She was born July 25, 1930 in Ashland, NE to Nobel and Gladys (Leaver) Newsham.  Ruth graduated from Ashland High School.  On November 25, 1977, she was married to Jim Parks at First Christian Church in Ashland, NE.

Ruth was a lifelong member of First Christian Church where she served as the church organist for several years.  She was retired from OPPD where she worked as a secretary for many years.

She is survived by daughter, Renee (Jim) Kucera; grandchildren, Michael (Angel) Kucera, Robert (Nicole) Kucera, Nicholas (Raquel) Kucera, Nicole (Nic) Riecken and Leisa Steffen; 7 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by husband, Jim Parks; son, James R. Steffen; sister, Merna Lehr.

Condolences for Ruth A. Parks
  1. Anonymous
    • July 15, 2019 - 1 month ago

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers to your family Lynn

  2. Kellie & Frank Ford’s
    • July 16, 2019 - 1 month ago

    Renee and family, we are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

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