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Ruth Bleeker

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Ruth was born on October 10, 1932 and passed away on Sunday, November 3, 2019.

Ruth was a resident of Steamboat Rock, Iowa at the time of passing.

After graduating from high school, Ruth attended the Deaconess Hospital of Nursing in Marshalltown (present day UnityPoint Health) and became a registered nurse.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday November 6th from 4-7 PM at Abels Funeral & Cremation Service-Creps Chapel in Eldora and from 9:30-10:15 AM on Thursday November 7th at Steamboat Rock Baptist Church. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM on Thursday November 7th at the church with Pastor Harrison Lippert officiating. Burial will follow at the Steamboat Rock Cemetery. She is survived by her children Darla (Randy) Oelmann; Denise (Michael) Harder, Doug (Mona) Bleeker; Dan (Lynne) Bleeker; her sister Shirley Meester; sisters in law Eileen and Beulah Kruse; 8 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews Visitation at the Abels Funeral and Cremation Service from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM on November 6, 2019.

In lieu of flowers, please direct memorials to the family for donation to the Steamboat Rock Baptist Church and the Steamboat Rock Fire & Rescue Squad.