Betty Ruble Wolfmeyer, 73, of Keokuk, Iowa, passed away with her family by her side Monday morning, February 20, 2017, at her home. She was born March 10, 1943,in Martinsburg, Illinois to Leslie Ruble, Sr and Edna Fay Woodeard. She married Leroy J Wolfmeyer on October 29, 1966 in La Grange, Missouri and he survives.
Also surviving are her children, daughter Michele (Keith) Urbon of Quincy, daughter Denise (Jason) Meyer of Dewitt, Iowa, and son Gregory (Kandi) Wolfmeyer of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin; grandchildren Claire Meyer-Dewitt, and Sharon & Leah Wolfmeyer of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin; siblings Kathy Ruble of Bluffs, Donna Folsom of Griggsville, Frances Megginson of Woodson, Idabelle Ruble, Louise Cloninger, George, and Bill Ruble all of Pittsfield, and Leslie Ruble, Jr of Pleasant Hill, as well as many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, an infant daughter, and brothers Lee (Art) &Joe Ruble.
Betty attended Pittsfield High School and after she married Leroy, was a homemaker, which she dearly loved. She enjoyed many things throughout her life to include cooking and baking, traveling, gardening, animals, and collecting many different things. Her family was most dear to Betty, including the many nieces and nephews who were so important to here. She enjoyed family get-togethers where she was always the best hostess. Betty always had a kind and encouraging word for others, even when she was not feeling her best. Her faith in the Lord sustained her and was evident to those around her. About the cancer - she accepted it, but wanted every day she could get. She will be dearly missed by those who knew and loved her.
Funeral Services will be held at Noon on Saturday, February 25, 2017, at the Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Pittsfield with burial to follow in the Burbridge Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10am until the time of service Saturday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Burbridge Cemetery or American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be left to the family at www.airsman-hires.com. The Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Pittsfield is in charge of the arrangements.