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Ruth McNeeley(1927 - 2012)

Ruth McNeeley

Des Moines

Ruth McNeeley, 85, passed away Saturday, December 1, 2012 at Trinity Center at Luther Park.

Ruth was born October 18, 1927 in Des Moines and was a graduate of North High School. She worked for Des Moines Public Schools in food service, Highland Potato Chip Company and eventually retired from the Thunderbird Bowling Alley. Ruth enjoyed Martha's Circle and fishing. She loved music along with singing and being a foster parent.

Ruth is survived by her sons, Mark (Gwen) Speck of Des Moines and Mike Speck of Las Vegas; and her grandchildren, Kirsten, Michael, Emily, Shelby and Addison Speck. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald McNeeley; mother, Bessie Sesker; father, Harold Roberts; and her siblings, George Roberts, Roberta Peterson and Dorothy Fisher.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, December 6, 2012 at Laurel Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Hamilton's Funeral Home, 605 Lyon St.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the .

Online condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.


Published in Des Moines Register on Dec. 5, 2012
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