September 11, 1929- August 10, 2012
Services for Ruth M. Altig 82 of Perry, Iowa will be held Tuesday, August 12, 2012 at 11:00a.m. at Murdock Funeral Home in Perry with family greeting friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Pastor Ken Bose will officiate and Elta Summerson will be the organist. Music selections will be He Touched Me and Amazing Grace. Honorary pallbearers will be Nikki Altig, Kandy Putz, Derrik Putz and Lukas Putz. Pallbearers will be Denny Putz, Dennis Eaton, Justin Alliss and Kevin Kanealy. Burial will be in Valley View Cemetery in rural Perry. Ruth passed away August 10, 2012 at the Perry Lutheran Home in Perry.
Ruth was born September 11, 1929 the daughter of John. A and Katherine (Garbey) Cline in Perry, IA. She was a lifelong resident of Perry and had worked as a sales clerk at the Woolworth Store in Perry. She was united in marriage to Claude Altig on May 1, 1949 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Perry. She was a member of the Mt. Olivet Lutheran Church and also attended the Trinity Lutheran Church and was a member of the Wednesday Club and Does.
Ruth is survived by her son Daniel (Amber) Altig of Aurora, MO and daughter Marcie (Denny Eaton) Alborn of Bouton, IA. Two grandchildren; Kandy (Denny) Putz and Nikki Altig and two great grandchildren; Derrik and Lukas Putz.
She is preceded in death by her parents, son James, one grandson, two sisters and one brother.
In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established in her name and may be left at Murdock Funeral Home.Information provided by: Murdock Funeral Home
1420 Warford Street
Perry, IA 50220