HAREN, Ruby 1900-1991
HAREN, JOHNSON, BOCKES
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 1/15/2016 at 13:34:53
Ruby Haren Services Held
Ruby Haren was born on June 19, 1900 the daughter of Martin L. and Mary E. Bockes Johnson in Lincoln Township in Grundy Center. She passed away on Tuesday, December 24 at the Marshalltown Medical and Surgical Center of pneumonia.
Ruby attended and graduated from Grundy Center High School. She then attended Iowa State Teacher's College in Cedar Falls for two years. After that she taught school for 3 years in rural Palermo Township in Grundy county.
On February 8, 1922 Ruby was united in marriage to Otto B. Haren in the Baptist Parsonage in Eldora. She was a member of the Conrad United Methodist Church, a honorary and charter member of the Conrad UMW, a member of the O.F.O. Club and a homemaker.
She is preceded in death by her husband in 1989; her parents; and one sister.
Ruby is survived by one daughter, Marietta J. Metge, Conrad, one sister, Olive Rhine, Ventura; one brother, Nevin Johnson, Grundy Center; 4 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on December 27 at 1:30 p.m. at Conrad United Methodist Church with Rev. David Crow officiating. Casket bearers were Denny Metge, Steve Metge, Darik Metge, Martin Johnson, Naaman Haren, and Erwin Haren. Burial was in the Rose Hill Cemetery in Grundy Center.
Johnston Funeral Home in Conrad was in charge of the arrangements.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 2 January 1992, pg 3
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