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Dennis Gene Ruth
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Birth: Mar. 13, 1945
Clarke County
Iowa, USA
Death: Mar. 4, 2004
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA


Hamilton's Funeral and after life services

Dennis was born in Osceola on March 13,1945. He served in the US Army from 1962 to 1965. He worked in bindery for Capital City Graphics where he was loved and admired by his coworkers. Dennis enjoyed wood carving, astronomy, fishing, planting flowers and bushes. He loved to spend time with his
grandsons, Ricky and Nathan and watching the stars with his brother-in-laws, Frank and Jim. He watched National Geographic, the Discovery Channel, and the Red Green Show. He and Carol would eat at Yee-Ho-Garden and Riccelli's for dinner . Dennis was a big fan of Tina Turner and would wa teh .
the same videos of her over and over. He truly enjoyed working at Capital City Graphics and the people he was able to see everyday.
Dennis died on Thursday, March 4,2004 at the VA Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa from a massive heart attack.
Dennis is survived by his wife, Carol Ruth, daughter, Jennifer Gilbert; son, Lance Ruth, both of Des Moines; daughter, Kelly Love; son, Kevin Ruth, both of Cedar Rapids; eleven grandchildren; his mother, MaryRuth of Osceola; brothers, Ron (Sharon) Ruth of Des Moines, Bill (Kathie) Ruth of Altoona, Steve Ruth of Weldon, Randy (Pat) Ruth of Geneva, Minn, Scott (Becky) Ruth of Sahuarita, AZ, Terry Ruth of
Weldon; sisters, Janice (Ivin) Deemer of Lucas, Carol (Bill) Ruble, Linda (Frank) Hamilton.Mary (Dennis) Burkheimer, all of Osceola, and Donna (JR) Hines of Knoxville. He will he greatly missed by many nieces, nephews, and friends. Dennis was preceded in death by his father, Walter, his sister Dianne, and his brother Donald.
Memorial contributions may be given to the family.
Family links: 
  Walter Arden Ruth (1911 - 1975)
  Mary Geraldine Routh Ruth (1924 - 2005)
  Jerry Dean Ruth (1944 - 1944)*
  Dennis Gene Ruth (1945 - 2004)
  Marcia Dianne Ruth (1952 - 1995)*
  Donald Wayne Ruth (1966 - 1998)*
*Calculated relationship
Oakwood Cemetery
Pleasant Hill
Polk County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Frank
Record added: Mar 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50046046
Dennis Gene Ruth
Added by: Cindy
Dennis Gene Ruth
Added by: Cindy
Dennis Gene Ruth
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Rest in peace.
- Cindy
 Added: May. 6, 2011

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