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 Vera Ruth “Ruth” <I>Buckman</I> Solomon

Vera Ruth “Ruth” Buckman Solomon

Birth
Wilton, Muscatine County, Iowa, USA
Death 7 Sep 2002 (aged 87)
Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa, USA
Burial Conesville, Muscatine County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 100007198 · View Source
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Muscatine Journal, Monday, September 09, 2002

CONESVILLE, Iowa - Vera Ruth Solomon, 87, Conesville, died Saturday, September 7, 2002, at Mercy Medical Center, Iowa City.

Services are 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Stacy-Lewis Funeral Home, Columbus Junction. The Rev. Cathy Whitlatch will officiate. Burial will be at Conesville Cemetery. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. today at the funeral home. A memorial has been established for the United Methodist Church, Columbus Junction, and the Conesville Fire Department and First Responders.

Mrs. Solomon was born March 23, 1915, in Wilton, the daughter of Charles A. "Art" and Erma E. (Carter) Buckman. She married Burton F. Forbes December 14, 1935, in Canton, Illinois. He preceded her in death January 27, 1964. She later married Ray "Barney" Solomon January 28, 1989, in Bella Vista, Arkansas.

She was employed at Brooks Garage, West Liberty, for several years, the State of Iowa Drivers License bureau as a clerk for 13 years and was an Avon representative since 1948.

She was a member of the United Methodist Church, Columbus Junction, the Jolly Dozen Quilt Club and the Women of the Moose, Muscatine.

She enjoyed sewing and making cakes.

Survivors include her husband, Ray "Barney" Solomon of Conesville; two brothers, Donald Buckman and wife Arlene of Conesville and Edwin Buckman and wife Kay of Joliet, Illinois; six sisters, Dorothy McLain of Fairfield, Viola Dotson of Atalissa, Ethel Haughton of Phoenix, Arizona, Maxine Lee of Cornville, Arizona, Norma Baughman and husband Ralph and Carole Ann Kacena and husband Stanley, all of Iowa City; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Burton; and two brothers, Charles and Lysle Buckman.


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  • Created by: Phyllis Hazen/Stoneseeker
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100007198
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Vera Ruth “Ruth” Buckman Solomon (23 Mar 1915–7 Sep 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100007198, citing Conesville Cemetery, Conesville, Muscatine County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Phyllis Hazen/Stoneseeker (contributor 46845012) .