Beverly Jean Dalton Ruby, age 79, of Blakesburg passed away on January 12, 2022, under the care of Davis & Wapello County Hospice services. \n\nShe was born in Greeley, Colorado on October 10, 1942 to Carl and Ruth (Klussman) Dalton. Beverly Dalton married Michael Ruby on March 3, 1970 in Kirksville, Mo. They were blessed with 6 children:Tina, Tonya, Tammy, Michelle, Melody and Michael. \n\nBeverly worked for Blakesburg Elementary School as a dietary aid, and was a home care giver and house keeper for more than 30 years. She held a seat on the board of trustees for the Blakesburg Public Library and was a Avon sales associate for many years. Beverly's had many lifetime hobbies; sewing, quilting, jigsaw puzzles, cooking and donating much of her time to her local community.\n\nBeverly is survived by her children, Michael Ruby of Blakesburg,IA., Michelle ( Rodney) Hutchins of Hartly, DE, Meoldy Ruby of be Floris, IA., Tammy (Jamie) Snyder of Blakesburg, IA. Tina (Bruce) Cunningham of Council Bluffs, IA, Tonya (Tim) Simonsen of Ottumwa ,IA, twelve grandchildren and nineteen great grandchildren and her lifelong friend, Judy Reckliffs. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mike and her parents, Carl and Ruth Dalton and three siblings.\n\nBeverly's body has been cremated per her wishes and a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, Memorial donations can be made to Blakesburg Public Library or Davis - Wapello Hospice. Online condolences may be left for the family at sinnottfuneralhome.com or the Sinnott Funeral Home Facebook page. Services entrusted with Sinnott Funeral Homes and Crematory.