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Ruth Faaborg


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Ruth Faaborg

Ankeny - Ruth F. Faaborg, 84, of Ankeny, Iowa passed away Sunday, February 10th. Services will be at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, February 14th at Luther Memorial Church in Des Moines. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at 2:30 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Kimballton, IA. Memorial may be directed to the Animal Rescue League.

Ruth was born August 19, 1934, to John and Anna (Kaiser) Dilse. She was united in marriage to Arnold Faaborg. They moved to Ankeny in 1989. Ruth was a member of Luther Memorial Church and the Danish Sisterhood. She was an avid sports fan, never missing a St. Louis Cardinals game on TV or the Houston Rockets. Ruth was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who cherished time spent with her family.

Ruth is survived by her two children: Ron Faaborg (Kathy Nicholson) of Ankeny and Connie McCollom of Rochester, MN; grandchildren: Matthew McCollom (Samantha Lange) of Rochester and Christopher McCollom of Minneapolis, MN; great-grandchildren Averee and Cora and cousins, Marilyn Tounsley and Ed Dilse and her cat, EVO. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold; parent; one brother, Bud Dilse, and son-in-law, Bill McCollom.
Published in Des Moines Register on Feb. 12, 2019
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