June 17, 2006
Ruth Mary (Wilson) Lewis, age 94, of Albia, Iowa died early Saturday morning, June 17, 2006 at the Oakwood Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Albia. She was born November 2, 1911 in West Mineral (Cherokee County), Kansas to Robert K. and Rosa Lee (Claypool) Wilson. She married Elmer Donald Lewis on October 11, 1943 in Brookfield, Missouri. He passed away December 13, 1976. Ruth was a graduate of Albia High School, class of 1930. After high school she worked in Des Moines as a secretary. After her and Elmer's marriage she worked as a secretary in the Monroe County Recorder's Office, the Monroe County's Engineer's Office, Frank Parry Insurance Office, and for Bob Woodcock Insurance Agency all in Albia. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Albia and a past member of Church Women United. She loved to read and baby-sit her grandchildren. She is survived by one daughter, Dorothy Jane (Paul) Koffman of Albia; 6 grandchildren: Paul A. (Kathleen) Koffman, Stephen Koffman, Helen Marie (Brian) Moore, Sarah Jane (Monte) Mister, Elizabeth Ruth (Jamie) Tille, and Jim (Amy) Koffman; 7 great grandchildren: Kristina Koffman, McKinley Moore, Trey Moore, Brooks Moore, Aubrey Mister, Cheyenne Tille, and Carter Koffman. Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; 4 brothers: Robert, John K., Frank, and Homer Wilson; 3 sisters: Lucy Rae Montgomery, Annielee Johnston, and Helen Louise Wilson. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, June 20, 2006 at the Winfield Funeral Home in Albia with Rev. Lynda Carlson officiating. Burial will be in Oakview Cemetery in Albia. Visitation will open after 12 Noon on Monday, June 19 at the Winfield Funeral Home in Albia with the family present from 6-8 P.M. Monday evening. Casketbearers will be Paul A. Koffman, Steve Koffman, Jim Koffman, Frank Montgomery, Paul Montgomery, and Ross Wilson. Honorary Casketbearers will be Brian Moore, Monte Mister, Jamie Tille, Trey Moore, Brooks Moore, and Carter Koffman. Memorials have established to the Albia Public Library.
Ruth Mary (Wilson) Lewis, age 94, of Albia, Iowa died early Saturday morning, June 17, 2006 at the Oakwood Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Albia. She was born November 2, 1911 in West Mineral (Cherokee County), Kansas to Robert K. and Rosa... View Obituary & Service Information
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