Wake service for Ruby Jean Rishel will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 12 in the Benson Memorial Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 13 at the Concho Community Hall with Revs. Gerald Panana and Waylan Upchego officiating. Burial will be in the Concho Cemetery under the direction of Huber-Benson Funeral Home.
Jean died June 9, 2019, at her home in Calumet. She was born July 26, 1936, in Clinton. She served two tours of duty as a hospital corpsman in the U.S. Navy before becoming a house parent at Concho Indian School, retiring in 1984.
She is survived by many family members including her children, Donna Lynn Rishel Sandoval of El Reno, Renee Ann Rishel Island of Calumet and George Anthony Rishel of Geary.
Two daughters, Pamela Kay Rishel and Tina Louise Gamboa preceded her in death.