Ruth Bovenmyer, 91, a life-long resident of Buchanan County, died at her home of complications of Alzheimer’s disease on Wednesday morning, March 25, 2020.
Memorial Service: 10:30 A.M. Saturday, April 10, 2021 at the Monti Hall, Monti, Iowa.
Visitation: 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. on Friday and from 9:30 to 10:30 A.M. on Saturday at the Monti Hall.
Following the service, there will be a time of food and fellowship at the Monti Hall before the Graveside Service at Silver Creek Methodist Church Cemetery, Masonville, Iowa.
This service had been postponed due to the Covid-19 outbreak at the time of Ruth’s passing.
The family thanks all those who previously sent a card or a memorial and, reminds those that did, that it is not necessary for them to do anything additional at this time.
Those in attendance are asked to wear a mask and to social distance.
Memorials may be designated to Silver Creek Methodist Church, Camp Courageous or Cedar Valley Hospice.
Fawcett-Schmitz Funeral Home, Winthrop, is assisting the family.
Online obituary at www.jamisonschmitzfuneralhome.com
Ruth is survived by her Children:
David (Dawn) Bovenmyer of Ames,
Steve (Julie) Bovenmyer of Ames,
Dean Bovenmyer of Masonville and
Carol (Eric) Gilson of Boone;
Son-in-law: Chris Biang of Madison, Wisconsin;
Twenty-nine Great Grandchildren;
Three Brothers: Lloyd (Lee) Stimson of Strongsville, Ohio,
Harry (Kim) Stimson of Independence and
Andy (Jan) Stimson of Waukegan, Illinois and
Many Nieces & Nephews.
Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Leon Bovenmyer; daughter, Virginia Biang; parents, Roy and Hazel Stimson; sister, Dorothy Sherman; and great-grandson, Maxwell Bovenmyer.