Ruby Jean Loper

1923–1986 (Age 63)
Menasha, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Ruby Jean

When Ruby Jean Loper was born on 29 March 1923, in Menasha, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Harry B Loper, was 28 and her mother, Estella J. Ruby, was 32. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Merle Van Wie. She died on 8 September 1986, in Huntington Beach, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Westminster, Orange, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ruby Jean Loper
Merle Van Wie
Thomas Alan Van Wie
Ellen Van Wie

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  • Thomas Alan Van Wie


  • Ellen Van Wie


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1932 · Wisconsin Passes First Unemployment Compensation Law

Age 9

The nation's first unemployment compensation law was passed in Wisconsin on January 28, 1932.

Age 18

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Dutch and North German (Löper): occupational name for a messenger or for someone who made excursions into the woods ( see Looper ).

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Ruby Jean Loper in household of Harry Loper, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruby Jean Loper in household of Harry Loper, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruby Jean Loper Van Wie, "Find A Grave Index"

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