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Ruth J. Lund

September 26, 1921 ~ June 21, 2019 (age 97)

Ruth J. Lund, 97, of Onawa, Iowa passed away Friday, June 21, 2019 at Elmwood Care Centre, Onawa, Iowa.

Funeral services will be 1:30 P.M. Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at the Rush Family Chapel in Onawa, Iowa with Pastor Michael Lewis, officiating. Burial will be in the Jordan Cemetery, rural Soldier, Iowa. Arrangements are under the direction of Rush Family Care Service, Onawa, Iowa.

Ruth Jane was born September 26, 1921 in Moorhead, Iowa the daughter of Niels and Sena Kristiana (Sorensen) Nielsen. She graduated from Moorhead High School in Moorhead, Iowa.

Ruth and John Henry Lund were united in marriage on September 30, 1947 in Moorhead, Iowa. Three children were born to this union, Roger, Lois, and Jill.

Ruth was a devoted farm wife, raising her children and helping on the farm. She loved gardening, quilting, and cooking.

She was a member of the First Christian Church in Onawa, Iowa.

Survivors include her children, Roger Lund of Onawa, Iowa, Lois Lund of Port Townsend, Washington, and Jill (Tom Guerin) Marshall of Coeurd Alene, Idaho; her grandchildren, Sena (Jason) Chapman-Lund, Miro Lund, Orin (Lindsey) Luther-Lund; great-grandchildren, Orion and Liam Chapman-Lund, and Quincey Luther-Lund; one sister, Darlene Borthwick of Indiana; and multiple nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Niels and Sena; her husband, John Henry Lund; sisters, Shirley Hackett, Esther Bruce, and Anita Crowell; and one brother, Floyd Nielsen.

Condolences may be left online for the family at www.rushfamilycareservice.com

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