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Ruth R. Kienzle

Saturday, October 22, 2011
1:00 PM until 1:30 PM
Kearns Funeral Service
3146 Kimball Avenue
Waterloo, IA 50702

Saturday, October 22, 2011
1:30 PM
Kearns Funeral Service
3146 Kimball Avenue
Waterloo, IA 50702

Ruth R. Kienzle, 84 of New Aldaya Lifescapes in Cedar Falls, died Wednesday, October 19, at Allen Hospital of natural causes.

She was born August 27, 1927 in Beulah, North Dakota, daughter of Jacob and Magdalena Sailer Teske. She married Irving O. Kienzle December 23, 1955 in Bismarck, North Dakota. He preceded her in death on April 9, 2007.

Mrs. Kienzle was a homemaker, worked at Ressler Café in Bismarck for many years, was a maid at various motels and did housecleaning. She enjoyed needlework, baking, and cooking for her family, and spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by two daughters, Kim D. (Robert) Sasse of Montana, and Terry L. (Craig) Sage of Waterloo; one brother, Calvin (Marion) Teske of Washington state; two sisters, Ilene (Bob) Boeckel of Bismarck, and Ardena Aldrin of North Dakota; six grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; four brothers, Herbert, Richard, Theohil, and Reinholdt Teske; and three sisters, Olga Wolf, Elsie Jaeger, and Tillie Wedrick-Oster.

Services will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Kearns, Huisman-Schumacher Chapel on Kimball, with burial in Garden of Memories Cemetery. Visitation will be 1:00 to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

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