RUTER, Gepke 1837-1904
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 12/27/2016 at 15:49:27
Mrs. Hemme Ruter Dead
Mrs. Hemme Ruter died at her home west of town last Sunday morning after a months illness from lung and heart trouble. She was about 66 years of age. The funeral was held at the Christian Reformed church Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock. She was born in Germany and came to this country 39 years ago. The family lived one year in Illinois and 38 years in Iowa. She is survived by her husband and ten children; Mrs. L. Bunger, Mrs. Boyo Eeckhoff, Misses Helen, Eva and Gepke Ruter, who live in this county and Mrs. Boyo Frieburg of Minnesota and Ike, Ben and Peter Ruter who are married and John Ruter who is still living at home. Mrs. Ruter was a good woman with many friends, and a loving wife and mother. She is mourned by many friends.
--The Grundy Republican (Grundy Center, Iowa), 7 April 1904, pg 9
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