December 1, 1919 – August 22, 2013
Ruth J. Beers passed away on Thursday August, 22, 2013 at Fountain West Health care center in West Des Moines. No funeral services are planned. Ruth was born on December 1, 1919 in Ruthven, IA to John A. Johnson, and Madge (Vaughn) Johnson, she lived her entire life in Des Moines, and graduated from Roosevelt High School. Ruth was a devoted wife and loving mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother. she loved to travel, read, and bake. She is survived by her children Rob Beers of Des Moines, Linda Riismandel of Wanaque N.J also four grandchildren, and five great grandchildren, and her beloved cat Crickett, she was preceded in death by her husband Robert. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in her name to the Animal Rescue League of Iowa, Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, or the Alzheimer’s Association.
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