Ruth Evangeline Moreland, daughter of Ralph & Ruth (Snethen) Brenizer, was born southwest of Davis City, Iowa on March 6, 1930.
The family eventually moved to the Caledonia, Iowa area and Ruth lived around Mount Ayr most all her adult life.
Ruth married Selwyn Starkey in 1951. To this marriage was born two children Helen and Lavern. On November 1, 1974, Ruth married Wallace Moreland in Albany, MO.
Ruth was a housewife and mother and cared for her family. She was also in housekeeping and worked at the Ringgold County Hospital in dietary for 4 ½ years. Ruth had a strong faith and she was a member of the Free Methodist Church in Mount Ayr.
Ruth moved to Pella, Iowa and she became of resident of the Jefferson Place in Pella. She passed away there on March 15, 2017.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her two husbands; and her two brothers Clyde & Lavern Brenizer.
Those left to cherish her memory include her children Helen (Doyle) Beede of Pewaukee, WI and Lavern (Bernice) Starkey of Pella, IA; 7 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren with one on the way and 1 great great grandchild; other relatives and friends.
Services were conducted at 2:00 p.m. Friday, March 17, 2017 at the Armstrong Funeral Home – Mt. Ayr, Iowa with officiant Pastor Charles Weiman.
Interment was made at Rose Hill Cemetery, Mount Ayr, IA.
Memorials may be made to Jefferson Place Care Center in Pella, Iowa
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, March of 2017