Ruby A. Strachan, 86, of Buckingham, passed away March 26, 2020 at Riverside Medical Center. She was born July 9, 1933 in Herscher to Ernest August and Emma (Pahl) Piggush. Ruby married Gerald “Jerry” L. Strachan August 22, 1953 at Trinity Lutheran Church and he passed away December 10, 2014.
She was employed by Natural Gas Pipeline in Herscher and retired after 19 years. Ruby was a longtime organist for Reddick United Methodist Church, Trinity Lutheran Church and many others.
She is survived by 2 sons and daughters-in-law; Steve (Tammy) Strachan of Iowa City, Iowa, Jeff (Brenda) Strachan of Cabery, and a daughter and son-in-law; Sue (Paul) Muhlstadt of Kankakee, 9 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, and a great- great grandchild.
Ruby was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 5 brothers, Raymond, Paul John, Albert and Henry Piggush and 3 sisters; Suzana Piggush, Margaret Kroll and Ella Kilpatrick.
Due to the current circumstances of the Covid-19, private services will be held. Burial will be at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery
Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, Herscher, IL.