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ROEGNER, Ruth 1928-2008


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 2/24/2019 at 18:37:06

Ruth Wilma (Bessman) Roegner, 80, of 87 Joanne Ln. in Hiawatha ended her journey here on earth on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2008 at St. Lukes Hospital after a brief illness. Services at 11:00 AM on Tuesday at Hope United Church of Christ. Rev. Fritz Melberg will officiate. Burial at 3:00 PM on Tuesday at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Ackley. Friends may call at the Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home from 5 to 7 PM on Monday and at the Church after 10:00 AM on Tuesday.

Survivors include her children, Gwen (Kevin) Klima of Center Point, Linda (Rich) Reysack of De Witt, Tim (Mary) Roegner of Gurnee, Ill. and Sally (Bill) Brause of Cedar Rapids; her grandchildren, Adam Klima, Barb (Nick) Adams, Kim and Katie Reysack, Brianna, Delaney and Brady Roegner, Amanda and Amy Brause. She is also survived by 7 siblings: Minnie Eddy, Zeal (Martha) Bessman, Eileen Schultz, Brice (Irene) Bessman, Delilah (Merle) Whitmire, Lois (Robert) Moore and Don (Bonnie) Bessman and a sister-in-law, Lorraine (Don) Steffen.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 30 years, Don, a son David, her parents, George and Marie Bessman and a great grandson Cameron.

Ruth was born on March 19, 1928 in Alden, Iowa. In her youth she moved to Wellsburg. On Nov. 19, 1954 she married Don Roegner in Ackley. In 1964 they moved their family to Hiawatha where she lived out the rest of her life. Ruth was an active member of Hope United Church of Christ. She worked at Nash Finch before retiring and spent her free time with family, friends, and gambling. She will be loved and missed. A memorial fund has been established in Ruth's name.

--Cedar Memorial (www.cedarmemorial.com)


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