Ruby Pearl Pozniak

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Ruby Pearl Pozniak, 87, of Purdy, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, at her home.

She was born on Aug. 12, 1931, in Exeter, daughter of the late Roy Eugene and Inez Cecil (Lakey) Brattin. She graduated from Wheaton High School with the class of 1948 and was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.

On May 24, 1948, in Purdy, she married Earnest E. Pozniak.

Survivors include: her sons, Michael Pozniak and wife Linda, Stephen Pozniak and Kevin Pozniak; her daughter, Donna Bottorf and husband Richard; daughter-in-law, Kathy Pozniak; 11 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; one brother, Tom Brattin; three sisters, Betty McMillian, Mary Anne Crocker and Michelle Gudde; and one sister-in-law, Rosella Renkoski.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Earnest; one son, David Pozniak; one granddaughter, Kori Pozniak; two brothers, Durward Brattin and Ronnie Brattin.

Funeral Mass was held Saturday, Jan. 26, at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Pulaskifield with Father Paul Pudhota officiating. Interment was at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery.

Arrangements were under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett.