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.