Ruby C.T. Rosborough went to be with our Lord on Sunday, June 12, 2016 at her home in Elgin at the age of 100 blessed years.  She was born November 5, 1915 in Burlington, IL at her family home, which had been built by her father. She graduated from St. John’s Lutheran School in Elgin and Elgin High School.

On September 2, 1945 she married the love of her life, Robert H. Rosborough. She was an active member of St. John’s Lutheran Church and worked at the Elgin Watch Factory for several years before starting her family.

Ruby was preceded in death by her husband, Robert H. Rosborough; and her siblings, Garnet Braun, John Kanies, and Conrad Kanies.

Ruby was the loving mother of Steve (Kathy) Rosborough, Ruth Dearman, Janet (Gary) Sebela, and Linda Rosborough; an amazing grandmother of ten and adoring great-grandmother of 19.

Visitation will be Friday, June 17, 2016 from 4:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. at Symonds-Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park St, Elgin.  A Celebration of Life will be held at 10:30a.m. June 18, 2016 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 115 N. Spring St, Elgin, IL, Rev. Clifford “Hannibal” Frederich officiating.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church. For more information call 847-741-1128 or visit

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