Ruby Lynn Winsor

Jul 15, 2013 Staff

Ruby Lynn Winsor, formerly of Lander, died suddenly Wednesday, July 10, 2013. She was 58 years old.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, July 22, at the Harold Jarrard Park Building in Kaycee. The Rev. Doug Meacham will officiate. Visitation will be 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, July 18, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, July 19, at the Harness Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo. Interment with graveside rites will follow at the Kaycee Cemetery.

Ruby Lynn Winsor was born May 19, 1955, in Rawlins, the daughter of Patrick and Harriet McIntosh.

She grew up on the Sweetwater River in central Wyoming and attended elementary school in Jeffrey City. She attended high school in Lander, where she graduated with the class of 1973.

After high school she attended Casper College for one year, and then transferred to Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne. She then attended the University of Wyoming, where she received a bachelor's degree in animal science.

She married Ray Winsor on Aug.18, 1979, in Lander, and they made their home in Meeteetse.

They moved to Casper, where Mr. Winsor worked for farm credit. They moved to Kaycee in 1988 where they lived for many years.

Mr. Winsor died in December 2008, and Mrs. Winsor continued living in Kaycee, where she was a bookkeeper for Powder River Ag Services until the time of her death.

Her family said, "Ruby's life was her children and grandchildren, and she loved to read." She also enjoyed traveling and playing cards with her family and friends.

She is survived by one son, Chancy Winsor, and his wife Kelly of Kaycee; daughter Carissa Swenson and her husband Douglas of Halliday, N.D.; brother Charles McIntosh of Jeffrey City; sisters Margie Buxman of Wray, Colo., and Kathy Asich of Great Falls, Mont.; four grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers James and Joe; and sister Patsy.

Donations in her memory may be made to the Ruby Winsor Memorial Fund, an educational fund for her grandchildren, in care of the Harness Funeral Home, 351 N. Adams, Buffalo, WY 82834.

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