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Ruth Ann Brenden

November 15, 1941 ~ March 9, 2021 (age 79)

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Ruth Ann Brenden, 79, of Sloan, Iowa passed away Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at UnityPoint Health- St. Luke’s, Sioux City, Iowa.

A funeral service will be 10:00 A.M. Saturday, March 13, 2021 at the Community Church of Christ, Sloan, Iowa with Pastor Kody Killian and Dr. Emery Killian officiating. (Please bring and wear masks) Burial will be in the Sloan Cemetery, Sloan, Iowa. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Rush Family Care Service, Onawa, Iowa.

Ruth Ann was born November 15, 1941 in Sioux City, Iowa, the daughter of William and Mary (Dahl) Dunn. She grew up in Sloan and graduated from Sloan High School in 1960.

Ruth and David were united in marriage on April 9, 1961 in Sloan, Iowa. To this union, two sons were born, Larry and Jim.

She worked for the grocery store in Sloan, Iowa, Watson’s locker, and then Kirby’s in Whiting, Iowa. Ruth enjoyed raising her family. She loved to travel to the Rocky Mountains with her husband, David. She enjoyed tending to her flowers.

Ruth was an active member of the Community Church of Christ, Sloan, Iowa.

Survivors include her two sons, Larry (Kerry Wood) Brenden of Salix, Iowa, and Jim Brenden of Whiting, Iowa; four grandchildren, Austin, McKayla, Bo, and Summer; brother-in-law, Gary Thomas; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins, including a special family friend, Nancy Dunn.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Mary (Dahl) Dunn; her husband, David Brenden; brother, Bill (Alice) Dunn; and sister, Dixie Thomas.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
March 13, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Community Church of Christ
502 Beall Street
Sloan, IA 51055

Funeral Service
Saturday
March 13, 2021

10:00 AM
Community Church of Christ
502 Beall Street
Sloan, IA 51055

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