Posted: October 5th, 2022

December 11, 1931 ~ September 27, 2022 Ruby Olinda Middleton passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Home – Carmel Hospice in Medicine Hat on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, at the age of 90 years. Ruby was born on December 11, 1931, in Empress, Alberta, the only daughter of Fred and Emma Steinley. She spent her early years on the family farm north of Empress. Ruby met Frank “Pinky” Middleton and they moved to Medicine Hat where she remained, devoting herself to their family. She is survived by her sons, Ken (Joan) Steinley of High Prairie and Alan (Candace) Middleton of Bashaw; her grandchildren, Don, Matthew, Jason, Rusty and Brandt (Daniella) Borthwick, Justine Olson (Wes O’Hara), Alex Olson and Francesca, Brogan and Carver Middleton. Ruby is also survived by her brother, Dennis (Glenda) Steinley of Empress, sister-in-law, Shirley Steinley of Leduc and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, Fred and Emma Steinley; spouses, Francis Middleton (1986) and Roy Wallis (2022); brother, Calvin Steinley and her niece, Lyn McKinnon. A Celebration of Ruby’s life will be held at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat on Saturday, October 8, 2022, at 2:00 p.m., with Life Celebrant Gerry Getz officiating. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery with a time of fellowship thereafter in the Cook Southland Reception Facility. If friends so desire, memorial donations in Ruby’s name may be made directly to the CNIB, 10 – 11A Street N.E., Calgary, Alberta, T2E 4Z3 or a local animal shelter of your choice. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting our website at Honoured to serve the family is

Cook Southland Funeral
Chapel Crematorium &
Reception Facility
901 – 13th Street S.W.
Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4
Phone 403-527-6455
“Locally owned & directed”

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