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BOHNSACK, Ruby G. 1912-1999


Posted By: County Coordinator
Date: 1/4/2011 at 19:59:38


ROCKFORD, IOWA - Ruby G. Bohnsack, 87, formerly of 501 W. Main St., Rockford, died Sunday (Sept. 19, 1999) at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit, Mason City.

Memorial services will be held at 7 p.m. today at the First United Methodist Church, Rockford, with the Rev. Rosemary Rohde-Frank officiating. Inurnment will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday at Elmwood-St. Joseph Cemetery, Mason City.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to direct memorials to the First United Methodist Church of Rockford or the Rockford Public Library in Ruby's name.

Ruby was born January 30, 1912, the daughter of John Thomas and Frances (Theobald) Fenton in Onawa. Ruby later graduated from Mason City Junior College and Wartburg College.

On July 11, 1942, Ruby was united in marriage to Raymond Bohnsack in Abilene, Texas.

Ruby began her teaching career in the Cerro Gordo and Floyd county rural schools before teaching at the Rockford elementary. Ruby enjoyed volunteering her time at the Senior Center and with different church functions. In her spare time, Ruby enjoyed crafts, gardening and her cats.

Ruby was a member of the Rockford Library Board as secretary/treasurer for many years. She was also a member of the First United Methodist Church in Rockford.

Those thankful for having shared Ruby's life include two nieces, Mrs. John (Carmen) Tourville, of Green Bay, Wis., J.L. (Nada) Reuss, of Haines City, Fla.; two nephews, Jack and his wife, Nancy Fenton, of Hancock, Mich.; and Fred Fenton, of Littleton, Colo.

Ruby was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Raymond, in January of 1984; three brothers, Claude, Leo and Harry Fenton; one niece, Judith Fenton Boman; and one nephew, Harry Fenton.

Fullerton Schumburg Funeral Home, Rockford, is in charge of arrangements.

Fullerton Funeral Home, (515) 423-8676.

[Globe Gazette, Sept. 21, 1999]


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