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Ruby Ellen Morlan Hartke
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Birth: Oct. 8, 1922
Pollock
Sullivan County
Missouri, USA
Death: Sep. 21, 2010
Des Moines
Des Moines County
Iowa, USA

Ruby Ellen Hartke, 87, died Tuesday, September 21, 2010, at Hospice of Central Iowa Bright Kavanagh House in Des Moines. She was born October 8, 1922 in Pollock, Missouri to Roy and Ethel (Altiser) Morlan.

Ruby worked as a housekeeper and cook for the Hotel Fort Des Moines as well as a cook for Younkers. She loved her family and enjoyed flowers and gardening. Ruby was also strong in her Christian faith.

Ruby is survived by her 5 children; one grandson; two brothers; 3 sisters; and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren.

Ruby was preceded in death by her husband, John Hartke, son, Albert Myers; three brothers, James Henry, Raymond and Wayne Morlan; and two sisters Loretta Alveta Morlan McPherson and Thelma Geraldine Morlan Higgason.

Funeral services will be 12 p.m., Friday, September 24, 2010 at Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens, 121 NW 60th Avenue, with burial at Pine Hill Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Roy Bennett Morlan (1898 - 1966)
  Ethel Leota Altiser Morlan (1899 - 1999)
 
 Spouses:
  John August Hartke (1919 - 1978)
  Harry Gerald Myers (1922 - 1975)*
 
 Children:
  Albert Leroy Myers (1949 - 1973)*
 
 Siblings:
  Wayne Edward Morlan (1918 - 1918)*
  Virginia Lee Morlan Worsfold (1920 - 2011)*
  Ruby Ellen Morlan Hartke (1922 - 2010)
  Thelma Geraldene Morlan Higgason (1925 - 1994)*
  Loretta Alveta Morlan McPherson (1928 - 1994)*
  James Henry Morlan (1930 - 2007)*
  Raymond Richard Morlan (1932 - 2009)*
  Margaret Doris Morlan Smith (1934 - 2014)*
  Olive Katherine Morlan Saner (1940 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pine Hill Cemetery
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Jamie Morlan
Record added: Sep 22, 2010
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We will miss you
- Darlene Vice
 Added: Sep. 23, 2010

- Jamie Morlan
 Added: Sep. 22, 2010

- Heather Cottrell
 Added: Sep. 22, 2010
 
 
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