Ruby Mae Lippincott

Ruby Mae Lippincott

Ruby Mae Lippincott, a plateau resident for over 50 years, died peacefully in her home at Lakeside Manor on April 6, 2009. She was 87. Born Ruby Mae Miller on December 29, 1921 in Alton, California, she married Whitney V. Lippincott, Jr. of Fairfield, Connecticut on May 1, 1954. They moved to Enumclaw and raised their children and nearly 35 other foster children. Ruby and Whitney enjoyed traveling with their children every summer for three weeks across the U.S and Canada (every province), missing only Alaska and Maine. Ruby worked for the Enumclaw Post Office for 22 years as a beloved rural carrier to nearly half of the town. She retired in December of 1988 with no customer complaints and only 1 dog bite - guess where? She was preceded in death by her daughter Loretta Lee Lippincott in September of 1977, her husband Whitney Lippincott, Jr. in April of 2004 and her son Robert Lippincott in September of 2005. Ruby was a Native American Indian, "Karuk Tribe of California" Survivors include her sons, Christopher Palmer & wife Mary of Lynnwood, WA; Whitney Lippincott, III & wife Karla of Boise, ID; daughter, Kathleen Backer & husband Bruce of Buckley, WA; son, Greg Lippincott of Olympia, WA; daughter, Kay Lafata of San Diego, CA; sister, Helen Lafata & husband Sam of San Diego, CA; brother, Don Miller of Willow Creek, CA; 9 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Memorials may be made to: Casey Family Program (Foster Care) 1300 Dexter Ave. N. #300 Seattle, WA 98109-3542 Memorial Service: Mon., April 13, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. at Mt. Rainier Christian Center with inurnment at Evergreen Memorial Park in Enumclaw. Funeral Home: Weeks' Funeral Home 451 Cemetery Rd Buckley, WA US 98321
December 29, 1921 - April 6, 200912/29/192104/06/2009
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Ruby Mae Lippincott, a plateau resident for over 50 years, died peacefully in her home at Lakeside Manor on April 6, 2009. She was 87. Born Ruby Mae Miller on December 29, 1921 in Alton, California, she married Whitney V. Lippincott, Jr. of Fairfield, Connecticut on May 1, 1954. They moved to Enumclaw and raised their children and nearly 35 other foster children. Ruby and Whitney enjoyed traveling with their children every summer for three weeks across the U.S and Canada (every province)...

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