Ruby Louise O’Connor Mohr

Ruby Louise O’Connor Mohr

Ruby Louise O’Connor Mohr

Mount Vernon

Ruby Louise O’Connor Mohr, 87, of Mount Vernon and Cedar Rapids, passed away peacefully Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022, at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids.

Stewart Baxter Funeral and Memorial Services of Cedar Rapids are assisting the family. No services are planned at Ruby’s request.

Ruby is survived by a sister, Louise Franks of Mount Vernon; nieces, Laurie (Steve) Niles of Cedar Rapids and Deb O’Connor Nelson of Lisbon; and many other nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Ruby Louise was born July 22, 1935, in Mount Vernon, the daughter of Lester Francis and Fay Charlotte Richards O’Connor. Ruby grew up and attended school in Mount Vernon.

On Nov. 25, 1966, Ruby and Jim Mohr were united in marriage. Ruby and Jim spent the next 35 years working Jim (electrical contractor) Ruby (dry cleaning) and traveling the southern United States. Ruby and Jim retired/returned to the Mount Vernon area in 2000. Ruby enjoyed retirement surrounded by friends and family.

In 2019 due to health concerns, Ruby moved into assisted living at Evergreen Estates II Cedar Rapids, where she spent her remaining years happy and well cared for by their staff and her favorite and best nieces.

Ruby was preceded in death by her parents, Lester and Fay O’Connor; her husband, Jim Mohr; and her siblings, Robert Richards, Frank Richards, Carl O’Connor, Sharon O’Connor Bergstad, Becky O’Connor, Fred McLaughlin Jr. and Linda McLaughlin.

Please share your support and memories with Ruby’s family on her tribute wall at under obituaries.

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