Ruby M. Cerny




October 23, 1925 - March 1, 2018


Ruby M. Cerny, 92, of Lone Tree, passed away on Thursday, March 1, 2018, at Pioneer Park in Lone Tree. Funeral services were at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, March 5, 2018, at the Sorden-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services in Lone Tree. Burial was in the Lone Tree Cemetery. Visitation was held on Monday, March 5, from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to the Lone Tree American Legion Auxiliary in memory of Ruby. Sympathy notes may be left for the Cerny family at


Ruby M. Prymek was born on October 23, 1925, in Richmond, Iowa the daughter of Henry Frank and Clara (Dvorak) Prymek. She was a 1944 graduate of the Riverside Public High School. On September 4, 1947, Ruby was united in marriage to Donald DeWayne Cerny in Iowa City. She was a homemaker. Ruby was a member of the Rebekkas Lodge and the Lone Tree American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed going to Lodge meetings, scrapbooking, and journal writing, she also had a green thumb growing many things.


Ruby will be deeply missed by her son, Steve (Dee) Cerny of Riverside; daughter, Shirley Cerny-Wood of Tupelo, Miss.; four grandchildren, Andy (Rachel) Cerny of Riverside, Angela (Joel) Hazelett of Ainsworth, Jake Wood and Kelly (Jacob) Redd, both of Tupelo, Miss.; and four great-granddaughters, Kayla Cerny, Kelsi Cerny, Halle Hazelett and Brena Hazelett.


Ruby was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Floyd Prymek

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