Ruth E. Carlson (1916 - 2012)

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Ruth E. Carlson


Ruth E. Carlson, 96, of Boone, passed away at the Hearthstone Memory Care Unit of the Eastern Star Masonic Home in Boone on Friday, December 7, 2012.

A Memorial service will be held Saturday, December 15, at 10:30 a.m., at Central Christian Church, 803 Greene Street in Boone. Interment will be in the South Marion Cemetery, Southeast of Stratford, Iowa.

Ruth was very active in the order of the Easter Star. After serving as Worthy Matron in the chapter in Stratford, she was appointed as a District Instructor in the state organization. She enjoyed this work very much. In 1968 she was elected Worthy Grand Matron of the State of Iowa making over 150 visits. Her travels took her all over the State of Iowa, and many other states as well as Nova Scotia, Canada.

Memorials may be directed to the family to be used at their discretion.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Funeral Home
Walter-Schroeder Funeral Home - Boone
503 Story Street P. O. Box 116  Boone, IA 50036
(515) 432-1922
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Published in Des Moines Register on Dec. 12, 2012
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