MARTINSON Ruby Alberta (nee l'Esperance) Ruby Alberta Martinson (nee l'Esperance) passed away at Wentworth Court, Calgary, on May 19, 2006. Ruby was born in Lacombe, Alberta, Feb 13, 1907. She moved to Major, Saskatchewan area at age three. In 1930 Ruby married Thomas Evan Davies and they had two daughters, Lluella and Vesta. In 1963 Ruby married her second husband Lee Maynard Martinson. She was predeceased by spouses Tom (1961) and Lee (1995); daughter Lluella (1997); brothers, Roy and Nelson; sister Ida. She is survived by son-in-law Douglas Dickson; daughter Vesta (Terry Monk); grandchildren, David Dickson (Marilyn), Kathryn Rasmussen (John), Darren Dickson (Judy Hickman), Reg Dickson (Marianne), Reid Monk (Karen Baxter) and Neil Monk; great-grandchildren, Christian Dickson (Kim), Erin Dickson (Will Hall), Karen, Evan and Eric Rasmussen, Louise and Rowan Monk, Claire and Davis Dickson; and great-great-grandchildren Jacqueline and Natalie Dickson; sister Lena; brother Lloyd; as well as twenty-one nieces and nephews and their descendants. She is remembered with love by all and respected for her generosity and spunky nature. She was stoic, artistic, a very hard worker, an unsurpassed cook and baker, always proudly and beautifully coifed and dressed in spite of her frugal nature. Special thank you to the staff of Wentworth Court and Dr. Lampard for the love and care over the past five years. A Memorial Service will be announced at a later date in June. The family would appreciate donations to Operation Eyesight, Ruby's favorite charity.