Julia E. Duby-Gardner, nee Rusk, 86, of Belleville, IL, born May 26, 1926, in Kansas City, MO, died Wednesday, August 1, 2012, at Belleville Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Belleville, IL.
Mrs. Duby-Gardner worked as a nurse’s aide at Calvin Johnson Nursing Home, Belleville, IL, and as a secretary at several local businesses.
She was preceded in death by her first husband of 46 years, Robert F. Duby, whom she married in November, 1947, and who died in September, 1994; her parents, Fred and Margaret, nee Field, Rusk; and one brother, Jim Rusk.
Surviving are her husband, Johnnie Gardner of Belleville, IL;
two sons, David Duby of Springfield, MO
and Jim (Cheryl) Duby of Swansea, IL;
one daughter, Linda Huwer of Belleville, IL;
seven grandchildren, Ted Huwer,
Amber (Ernie) Hayes,
Jim (Pam) Duby,
Chad (Bour) Duby,
Lauren (Patrick) Lee,
and Jordan Duby;
and two great-grandchildren, Samantha Duby and Marcus Duby.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
There will be no formal visitation or funeral service for Mrs. Duby-Gardner. According to her wishes, cremation will be held.