Ruby Maxine Albertson, 81, of Pierceton, passed away at 3:13 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, at Kosciusko Community Hospital in Warsaw.

She was born on Sept. 21, 1939, in Warsaw, to Donald Frederick and Elma Ruth Norman Byrer.

She was a lifetime Warsaw area resident and graduated in 1957 from Warsaw High School. She was married on Feb. 8, 1958, in Mishawaka, to Jan Stephen “Steve” Albertson, who survives.

She formerly worked at RR Donnelley & Sons in Warsaw for 20 years and retired from Albertson’s Sport Shop in Warsaw. She was a member of local dog clubs.

She is survived by husband, Steve Alberton, of Warsaw; daughter, Cindy Waddle, of Warsaw; son, Allan (Elaine) Albertson, of Warsaw; four grandchildren: Alexis Albertson, Nikki Albertson, Meghann Waddle and Logan Waddle; four brothers:?James (Connie) Byrer, of Elkhart; Cecil Byrer, of Warsaw; Lewis Byrer, of Warsaw; and Phillip (Sharon) Byrer, of Warsaw; and five sisters:?Louise Truex, of Etna Green; Vickie (Jay) Boggs, of Mentone; Betty Russell; Connie (Sid) Phillips, of Warsaw; and Joyce (Tod) Giles, of Warsaw.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Doris Byrer; and brother, Ronnie Byrer.

No services are planned at this time. Private burial will take place in the Oakwood Cemetery in Warsaw. Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. Ind. 15, Warsaw, is in charge of arrangements.


Preferred memorials may be given to the Animal Welfare League of Kosciusko County, 1048 S. CR 325E, Pierceton, IN 46562.

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