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Alexander Ruiz

Sunday, September 4, 2011
1:00 PM until 2:30 PM

Sunday, September 4, 2011
1:30 PM
Heartland Vineyard Church
1405 Greenhill Road
Cedar Falls, Iowa,


Alexander Ruiz, 51, of Waterloo died Thursday, Sept 1, at Allen Memorial Hospital of natural causes.

He was born April 17, 1960 in Miami, FL, the son of Domingo and Aida Santiago Ruiz. He married Elsa Diaz in Chicago and they were later divorced. He then married Burdett Mosley in 1985 in Chicago. She preceded him in death.

Alexander served in the U.S. Air Force.

He is survived by his mother; Aida Santiago-Ruiz of Kissimmee, FL. His fiancée; Kendra Parker of Waterloo, her two daughters; Kelsey and Karley, two daughters; Bryanna (Andrew) La Luz and Marisol (James) Hernandez both of Kenosha, WI, five sisters; Rose Ruiz of Lithia, FL, Mary Virvet, Brunilda Rios and Amarylis Rios all of Orlando,FL, Linda Ruiz of Mayaguev, Puerto Rico, two brothers; Raul Rios of Kenosha, WI, and Jose (Yesenia) Rios of Kissimmee, FL, three grandchildren; Ayanna Burdett La Luz, Jasmine and Rebecca Hernandez.

He was preceded in death by his father and one sister; Isabel.

Services will be 1:30 P.M. Sunday at Heartland Vineyard Church with visitation starting at 1:00 P.M. Becker-Chapman American Legion Post #138 will perform military rites at the church. His body will be cremated following services.

Those who wish may direct memorials to the family.


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