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 Ruby Ellen <I>Morlan</I> Hartke

Ruby Ellen Morlan Hartke

Pollock, Sullivan County, Missouri, USA
Death 21 Sep 2010 (aged 87)
Des Moines, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA
Burial Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 59060833 · View Source
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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.





  • Created by: Jamie Morlan
  • Added: 22 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59060833
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ruby Ellen Morlan Hartke (8 Oct 1922–21 Sep 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59060833, citing Pine Hill Cemetery, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Jamie Morlan (contributor 47293202) .