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RUGGLES, Eunice Marie 1927 - 2021

RUGGLES, HOWELL, GLENDENNING, TILLMAN, RUSSELL, SCHILLERSTROM

Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 1/10/2021 at 15:40:30

"Southeast Iowa Union / Fairfield Ledger"
Monday, January 4, 2021
Page 6

EUNICE MARIE RUGGLES
Mount Pleasant

Eunice Marie RUGGLES, 93, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away on Saturday, January 2, 2021, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Eunice was born on September 18, 1927, near Mt. Hamill, Iowa, the daughter of S.H. and Daisy (HOWELL) GLENDENNING. As a small child, the family moved to Oskaloosa where she attended school until they moved to a farm near New London, where she graduated from high school in 1946. She attended a Bible school in Frankfort, Indiana, one year. In 1947, she was introduced by a mutual friend to Enoch RUGGLES. They was (sic) united in marriage on August 29, 1948, at the First Baptist Church in Fairfield. The (sic) lived in Fairfield until Enoch enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1951. They was (sic) able to be together and spent time in Texas, Illinois and Florida. After these service years they were blessed with two children, Randy and Ann. Eunice worked at several Montgomery Ward's (sic) Stores. She retired from Contel Telephone and then went to work for Iowa Wesleyan College for 15 years. She attended Calvary Baptist Church of Mt. Peasant, was a member of the Gideon's International.

Eunice is survived by her husband, Enoch, of 72 years; her children, Randy (Carol) RUGGLES of Mt. Pleasant and Ann (Curt) TILLMAN of Rockford, Illinois; three grandchildren, Andrea, Lee and Josiah, two stepgrandchildren, Ryan and Reed RUSSELL; two great-grandchildren, Callee and Enoch; three stepgreat-grandchildren, Zach, Klair and Mary Rose RUSSELL; three brothers, Herb GLENDENNING and Dale GLENDENNING, both of Phoenix, Arizona, and Amos GLENDENNING of Kentucky; one sister, Marilyn SCHILLERSTROM of Phoenix, Arizona.

She was preceded in death by her parents, four sisters and one brother.

Private family services will be held at the Murphy Funeral Home of Mt. Pleasant with Reverend Earl Swigart officiating. Burial wil follow in the Forest Home Cemetery, in Mt. Pleasant (note: in Henry Co., IA). Memorials may be directed to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, Calvary Baptist Church, and Gideon's International and to Every-Step Hospice in her memory.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.murphyfuneralandmonuments.com.

Murphy Funeral Home of Mt. Pleasant is caring for her arrangements.

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