Ruby Geneva Carlgren Neagle

Ruby Neagle1Ruby Neagle passed away on June 18th 2015 surrounded by her loving family. Ruby was born April 17, 1927 to August William Carlgren and Rachel Alvaretta Lee in pleasant Valley, Utah on the border of Nevada and Utah.

She was raised in Pleasant Valley until the age of 11 years, when her mother passed away and the family moved to Ely, NV. She had to quit school to raise her younger siblings. She married Arthur R. Neagle on September 14, 1946 in Ely by the Justice of the Peace Wm. W. Willis. Ruby had a dear friend, Sybil Laird who she referred to her as her second mother. Sybil taught her about life and introduced her to the gospel of Jesus Christ. Art and Ruby’s temple marriage in the St George, Utah temple was on December 4, 1954.

Ruby lived her life working in the church as Sunday School teacher, Sunday School coordinator, Relief Society Secretary and visiting teacher. She was known as the neighbor Grandmother, teaching all who would come to her house, how to do crafts, giving treats away and love.

She worked at the Bristlecone Motel for the O’Donnell’s for a time, but her true calling was a mother and grandmother. She loved her family most of all, this was her true love in life.

She is survived by her husband Arthur of St George, UT, Children include daughters; Bonnie (Tom) Rasmussen of Helper, UT, Susan (Don) Danner of St George, UT, LaPrele (Mike) Martinez of Ely, NV, and one son Marty Neagle of Ely, NV; one brother Isaac (Audrey) Carlgren of Ely, NV and one sister-in-law Joanne Carlgren of Yerington, NV. She leaves 7 grandchildren,10 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by her parents, 4 sisters, and 2 brothers and one grandson Philip Martinez.

Funeral services will be on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at the LDS Stake Center in Ely, NV. A family viewing wil be at 10:30 and services to follow at 11:00 AM.

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  1. Donna Frederick says:

    Thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Ruby Neagle. She was a lovey lady, lots of fun, and will be missed by many. RIP Ruby.

  2. Vicki Green says:

    Loved this beautiful lady. She had such a warm and gentle way about her. My love to Art and the rest of her amazing family. You are in my thoughts.

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