Wednesday, July 17, 2019 ~ 10:30 a.m.
First Christian Church ~ Ashland, Nebraska
Interment at Ashland Cemetery ~ Ashland, Nebraska
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 ~ 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Marcy Mortuary ~ Ashland, Nebraska
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.