Ruby Pearl Ochsner

April 21, 1935 – Jan. 15, 2020

TORRINGTON – Funeral services for Ruby Pearl Ochsner, 84, will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, at the First Wyoming United Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Matt Gordon officiating. Burial will follow in the Valley View Cemetery. Ruby entered the gates of heaven on Jan. 15, 2020, at Community Hospital in Torrington.

Memorials may be given to either the Goshen County 4-H Foundation or the Prairie Center Fire District.

Visitation will be Monday from 3 to 5 p.m. at the funeral home. Arrangements are by the Colyer Funeral Home and condolences may be sent to

Ruby was born April 21, 1935, to Louis Sr. and Pearl Arnold. She was raised in Hawk Springs, where she attended all 12 years of school. After graduation Ruby attended nursing school in Denver and worked as a LPN for one-and-a-half years.

Ruby became the loving bride of George Ochsner in 1955. They celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary on Dec. 3, 2019. Their union brought four children: Tena (Elden) Baldwin, Rodney (Deb) Ochsner, Dixie (Steve) Roth, and Blake (Chrissy) Ochsner. All four children ranch in Torrington. S

he was blessed with eight grandchildren: Jason (Shannon) Baldwin, Jeremy (Angela) Ochsner, Rustin (Britte) Roth, B.W. (Terra) Ochsner, Sarena (Cody) Assmann, Vanessa (Chris) Crisman, Erin (Jeff) Hinton, and Katie Ochsner and fiancé (Devin Martin), and 11 great-grandchildren, with two more on the way.

Ruby was involved in Cattle Women, Church Circle, Wyoming Art Association, Burge Community 4-H, and many other agriculture-related events. Family was everything to Ruby and she was happiest when she was with them. She loved ranching, arrowhead hunting, checking cattle and working in her yard. Ruby will be remembered for her Love of Life and her kind heart. She will be missed greatly.


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