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Ruth Boothe, 89

Visitation:
Saturday, November 19, 2011
2:00 PM until 4:00 PM
Pierschbacher Funeral Home
914 Roland Ave
Chariton, IA 50049

Service:
Saturday, November 19, 2011
2:00 PM
Pierschbacher Funeral Home
914 Roland Ave
Chariton, IA 50049



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Ruth was born November 29, 1921 near Russell, Iowa at the family farm to Charles and Cordelia (Shilling) DeBok. She went to country school and graduated from Russell High School in 1939. She married Kenneth Boothe and they were blessed with five children: Judith, Janice, Sheila, Steve, and Rhonda.

Ruth was a housewife and mother, and over the years worked for Schneider Motors, Elginís clothing store, D. Allens, and Hy-Vee.

Ruth was an energetic, friendly, loving, caring, giving person, and liked things neat and clean. Ruth was a 60-year member of the American Legion Auxillary serving as president 13 times, Charter member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles #2774 Auxillary. Over the years she enjoyed bowling and word search puzzles.

Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth; siblings: Beulah Beatty, Herman DeBok, Harold DeBok, Carroll DeBok, Thelma Surbaugh, Walker DeBok, and two infant siblings.

Ruth passed away Sunday, November 13, 2011 at the Circle of Life Hospice. She is survived by her children: Judith (Jerry) McGee, Janice (Steve) Marrs, Sheila (Terry) Greene, Steve Boothe, and Rhonda (Robbie) Robinson; 13 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; and 1 great great grandchild.




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