Ruby Lee Kostelecky (nee Tayloe), of St Peters, MO, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019 at the age of 84. Loving wife of the late Frank L. Kostelecky; beloved daughter of the late Henry H. and Ellen C. Tayloe; devoted mother of Donna E. (the late Alexander) Ocheltree, Ellen M. (Darryl) Croft, Carol J. (Brian) Wilson, and Julie Ray (Mike) Polson; cherished grandmother of Keith Ocheltree, Keri (Michael) Beutel, John Anderson, Jr., Sarah Anderson, Timothy (Crystal) Wilson, and Amy (Jim) Dreyer; treasured great-grandmother of Blathan Ocheltree, Eva Ocheltree, Toby Renshaw, Aiden Beutel, Nora Beutel, Katelyn Anderson, Jaiden Anderson, Tyler Wilson, Kayla Wilson, Lyla Wilson, and James Ray Dreyer; dear sister of Marvin (the late Donna) Tayloe, Anna (Don) Eastman, and Vernon (Carol) Tayloe. Ruby is also preceded in death by her twin sister, Rosa Lee Milne.
Ruby is lovingly remembered by her family as an excellent cook, who was also an accomplished quilter. She loved her girls, and was a devoted and kind mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Ruby was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Ruby's honor to the American Heart Association.