Ruth Mae Viox, age 90

Ruth Mae Viox, age 90 of Nebraska City died Jan. 3, 2021, at Morton Place Assisted Living.  

Ruth was born July 9, 1930, in Nebraska City, the daughter of Ernest and Margaret (Neels) Griepenstroh.  

She married Fred A. Viox Dec. 28, 1949, at Bethel United Church of Christ in Nebraska City.  Fred died Jan. 15, 2012.  

Ruth worked at Woolworth’s in Nebraska City for 30 years and she also worked as a tour guide at Arbor Lodge before she retired.  

She was a member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church and loved to cook and bake.  She always enjoyed her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Survivors include her children, Alan (Linda) Viox of Nebraska City; Lynn (Vicki) Viox of Norfolk and Diane (John) Schreiter of Nebraska City; 7 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; sister, Laurene Bando of Nebraska City; sister-in-law, Kathleen Griepenstroh of Nebraska City; many other relatives and friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sister, Esther Morris and brother, Arlen Griepenstroh.  

Visitations without family were to be 1 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Marshall Funeral Chapel in Nebraska City.  In accordance with CDC Guidelines, social distancing and masks were encouraged.

Private family graveside services were to be Thursday morning at Wyuka Cemetery in Nebraska City. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to First Evangelical Lutheran Church. Online condolences may be expressed at  Marshall Funeral Chapel of Nebraska City is in charge of arrangements.

Posted online on January 05, 2021