Ardella M. Railsback, age 94 of Peru died September 14, 2015 at the Good Samaritan Center in Auburn.  She was born February 16, 1921 in Peru, the daughter of Arthur and Vera F. (Rains) Hays.  Ardella  married Joe (Bill) Railsback April 15, 1939 in Auburn.  Joe died October 15, 2001.  Ardella formerly lived in Riverside, CA, but had lived in Peru for several years.  

Survivors include her sons, Joe Railsback, Jr. and wife Kathy of Riverside, CA; Jerry Railsback and wife Krista of Wickenburg, AZ; daughter, JoLene Downing of Peru; daughter in law, Armida Railsback of LaPalma, CA; seven grandchildren; many great grandchildren, other relatives and friends.  Ardella was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Jack and grandsons, Tony and Chris Railsback.

Private family graveside services for the burial of ashes will be held at a later date at Mt. Vernon Cemetery in Peru.  There will be no viewing or visitations.

Memorials are suggested to the Mt. Vernon Cemetery or Good Samaritan Center.

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Marshall Funeral Chapel of Nebraska City is in charge of arrangements.