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Ruthann Dill

June 15, 1945 — March 3, 2021

CEDAR RAPIDS-Ruthann Dill, 75 of Cedar Rapids, Iowa passed away surrounded by family on March 3, 2021.

The daughter of Wilford and Betty (Lane) Denison, she was born in Des Moines, IA on June 15, 1945. She grew up in North English, Iowa and graduated from English Valley High School in 1963. She worked at Colonial Bakery Thrift Stores and retired after 14 years. In 1990, she and her husband started Annie's Lunch Wagon for 5 years. They then went on to run Dill's Original Kettle Korn from 1995 to 2018. She enjoyed watching the Iowa Hawkeyes, spending time with her grandkids, and baking.

She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Jerry L. Dill; her two sons David (Cindy) Dill and Darren (Whitney) Dill; and grandchildren Cody (Sarah) Dill, Bryce Merchant, Alecia Dill, Riley (Landon) Degen; and great grandkids Logan Dill, Brenna Dill, Erin Dill, and Renner Degen; and siblings Gary (Larry) Denison, Pam Denison, and Crystal (Stan) Weiss.

Celebration of Life will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday, March 27, 2021, at IBEW Local 405, 1211 Wiley Blvd. SW, Cedar Rapids (Masks Required). A private burial ceremony will be held at a later date at the Keota Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be directed to the Family of Ruthann Dill to be donated to Hospice of Mercy Cedar Rapids and a foundation dedicated to Wegner's Disease research.

Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Keota is caring for Ruthann and her family. Tributes may be made at

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