Ruth Ann Meyerholz, aged 76 of Wapello, died Thursday, March 14, 2019, surrounded by her family at her home.
The daughter of Ralph Nelson and Mary Jane (Dotson) Scheihing, she was born on November 30, 1942, in Burlington, Iowa. She married Lloyd Meyerholz on August 19, 2000, at the First Presbyterian Church in Wapello.
Ruth graduated from Wapello High School in 1960 and attended Teletype school in Kansas City. She worked as a bookkeeper for various local businesses and later as a farm wife.
Ruth was an active and lifelong member of the First Presbyterian Church in Wapello. She was also a member of T.T.T. and the Mary Makers Circle Club. Ruth loved her flowers, taking pictures, keeping up with technology, shopping, watching movies, and most importantly loved spending time with her family.
Ruth’s family includes: her husband, Lloyd; children Stephanie (James) Gipple of Wapello, Jeff Meyerholz of Camanche, and Penny (Jon) Hoogland of Altoona; grandchildren Megan Gipple, Kara (Ben) Vierling, and Dillon (Carrie) Gipple; great grandchildren Augustus Vierling, Greta Vierling, and Gibson Gipple; and sister Alene (Philip) Neas of Westcliffe, Colorado.
She is preceded in death by her parents and son, Lance Stineman.
The funeral ceremony for Ruthie, will be held at 10:30 AM on Monday, March 18, 2019, at the First Presbyterian Church in Wapello, Iowa officiated by Dr. Rev. Mary Pugh, with a luncheon to follow at the Fellowship Hall.
The family will meet with friends from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Sunday, March 17, 2019, at the Dudgeon-McCulley Funeral Home in Wapello, Iowa.
A memorial has been established to the First Presbyterian Church of Wapello and Great River Hospice House.
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