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Yazel-Megli Funeral Home, Marion Chapel
Sunday July 18th, 2021
2:00pm - 4:00pm

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Ruth Heiser

Ruth Heiser, a devoted wife and mother, passed away July 13th, 2021, at Salem Home at the age of 94.

Ruth was born February 4th, 1927, to Adolph and Lydia Skibbe in Marion, KS. She attended grade school at Kreutzinger School House and graduated from Marion High School. Ruth married Charles September 1, 1949, at Strassburg Baptist Church, and they celebrated 67 years of marriage in 2016. Ruth and Charles had a small dairy farm in their early years of marriage. They sold cream and milk, along with eggs from their many chickens, along with tending a large garden. They were blessed with 2 sons to help tend the farm, Mark and Don. In the mid 60’s she obtained her beauty certificate and ran a beauty shop out of their home for over 35 years.

She was a devoted member of the Strassburg Baptist Church; involved in choir, served as church pianist, a Sunday School teacher and involved in Kings Daughters for many years. She was a skilled seamstress and used her talent to support the White Cross. As a deacon’s wife she loved entertaining. Ruth loved baking, especially making pies and bread.

Ruth is lovingly remembered by her son, Mark Heiser and his wife Katherine; grandchildren Stephanie Albrecht (husband Kelly) and Krista Donahue (husband Andrew), and 4 great-granddaughters; CheyLynn, Harper, Nessa, and Molly. She is predeceased by her husband Charles, and son Don.

Family will gather with friends on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. at Yazel-Megli Funeral Home, Marion. The family will be celebrating her life in a private ceremony at Lewis Cemetery in Ramona, KS.

Memorial offerings will be made to Strassburg Baptist Church in care of the funeral home.

The family wishes to extend our thanks to Salem Nursing home for their care. Please sign her online guestbook and leave a memory of Ruth at www.ymzfh.com.

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Ruth was not only a cousin (on Dad's side) but a friend as well. I have so many memories of going over to their house while Mom was having her weekly hair appointment. Ruth didn't know a stranger and was such a kind person always with a smile on her face. I loved visiting with her at family reunions. My deep condolences to Mark and Kathy and family. Heaven has gained another angel.

Becky Kleiber Routh Jul 29 2021 12:00 AM

Though I never met Mrs. Heiser, I wish to convey my condolences to Kathy and Mark and their family on their loss. May you find peace and comfort in the days snd weeks ahead knowing your friends are thinking of you.

Donna and Randall Bathurst Jul 27 2021 12:00 AM

Ruth took care of me when I was young while my mom taught school in Ramona. While I was too young to have many memories of this time, Ruth reminded me (and others) of some of the cute and not so cute things I did or said. As I got older I would sometimes find myself over at their place playing ball with Don or watching Charles and Mark work on a machine or livestock. Ruth was always nice to me and invited me for a meal with their family more than a few times.Ruth was a friend to my mom over the years and I know this was special to her. I miss those days of constant neighborly friendship with the Heiser family. Ruth was a very caring and kind person.

Mike Meysing Jul 17 2021 12:00 AM