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Ruth M. Krutsinger

January 31, 1933 — November 26, 2023

Chariton

Ruth Krutsinger, age 90, of Chariton, died Sunday, November 26, 2023. Services will be Wednesday, November 29, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Chariton. Her family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 10:00 a.m. Burial will be at the Chariton Cemetery. Following the services, a luncheon will be held at the funeral home for a time of refreshments and fellowship.  Memorials may be made to the Community of Christ Church in Chariton of which she was a faithful member.

Ruth was born in Grand River, Iowa on January 31, 1933, to Clarence and Pauline (Glazebrook) Parmer. She was the first-born child. She attended Van Wert High School in Decatur County, Iowa. On November 14, 1950, Ruth married William Krutsinger in Princeton. Missouri. To this union four children were born: Barbara, Paula, Larry, and Richard. Ruth and Bill were both baptized in October of 1966. They were confirmed as members of the Community Church of Christ. They both stayed faithful members until their passing.

Ruth was not only active in her church, but was also an integral part of many organizations in the community. She joined the Rebekah Lodge on June 15,1965, where she held several offices including District Deputy and President. Ruth was also a charter member of the Lucas County Genealogy Society and Daughters of Civil War Veterans. She was the president of the Lucas County Hospital Auxiliary for five years, where she started as a nurse’s aide and eventually retired as the purchasing manager. Ruth could also be found volunteering at the Senior Center.

When Ruth was not busy serving her community, she could be found enjoying life with her family. She loved to visit new places, traveling to the West Coast, Mexico, Canada, and a cruise to the Bahamas. She even took a trip to Germany which she loved very much. Ruth loved having her family around. Watching her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren grow was the most important part of her life. She cherished every minute she was able to spend with them.

Surviving are her children: Larry (LuAnn) Krutsinger, Barb (Kenny) Kittle, and Paula (Tim) Clark; grandchildren: Aaron Abbas, Tammy (Galen) Black, Brenda (Bob) Mowrey, Scott (Alicia) Clark, Dan (Jenni) Clark, Travis (Amber) Krutsinger, Brad (Allison) Krutsinger, and Laura (Jason) Tuttle; 16 great grandchildren; and 8 great-great grandchildren; siblings, Donna (Ernie) Parmer and Jerry (Barb) Parmer; along with many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Preceding her in death were her parents, Clarence and Pauline Parmer; husband, Bill Krutsinger in 2006; infant son, Richard; granddaughter, Shelli Abbas; and siblings: Ron Parmer, Twyla Teater, and Sandra Parmer.

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Wednesday, November 29, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Pierschbacher Funeral Homes - Chariton

914 Roland Ave., Chariton, IA 50049

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

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914 Roland Ave., Chariton, IA 50049

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Wednesday, November 29, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

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