WELLMAN - Mary Ruth Fisher was born May 17, 1924, near Parnell, Iowa, the daughter of Orlo C. and Amanda (Kauffman) Fisher. After graduating from Poplar Grove she worked with her parents, and worked as a domestic in Iowa city for several years. After retiring form Iowa City work, she worked part-time at Parkview Manor. She taught Bible School at Sandtown Church in rural Hills. Ruth attended Pleasant Hill Methodist Church. Ruth passed away on Monday, September 3, 2018 at Parkview Manor in Wellman at the age of 94 years.
Ruth is survived by a brother Orlo J. Fisher of Richmond, Kentucky, and 9 nieces and nephews 10 great-nieces and nephews, and 9 great-great nieces and nephews. She was preceded death by her parents and a brother Robert Fisher.
Celebration of Life Service will held 10:00 am Saturday, September 8, 2018 at Powell Funeral Home in Wellman. Burial is in the Eash Cemetery rural Kalona. Visitation will be held from 2-7 pm at the Powell Funeral Home in Wellman. A memorial fund has been established for the Iowa City Hospice. Messages and tributes may be sent to the family at www.powellfuneralhomes.com.
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