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Ruth Lampe

A Mass of Christian Burial for Ruth H. Lampe, 94 of Washington, will be held Friday, January 25, 2013 at 10:00 AM at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Riverside, Iowa with Father David Brownfield officiating. Burial will follow at the Wellman Public Cemetery. Vistation will be held Thursday, January 24, 2013 from 4 a�" 6:30 PM at the Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona, where a Rosary will be said at 6:30 PM. A memorial fund has been established for St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Wellman and Halycon House. Ruth H. Lampe died Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at Halycon House in Washington. Ruth Helen Lampe was born August 11, 1918 in Charleston, Iowa the daughter of Fred and Mary (Lake) Kramer. She was united in marriage to Ernest Lampe on January 20, 1942 at St Mary's Catholic Church in West Point, Iowa. Ruth was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Wellman and the Altar and Rosary Society. She enjoyed playing golf, raising her family, being outside on the farm with Ernie and crotcheting and quilting. Survivors include nine children and spouses; Arthur (Kathleen) Lampe of Denver, CO, Mary (Daniel) Reed of South English, IA, Dorothy (Gary) Davis of Washington, IA, Paul Lampe of Mt. Pleasant, IA, Darlene (Randy) Payne of Washington, Dale Lampe of Keota, IA, Fred (Teresa) Lampe of Wellman, IA, Donald (Lorrie) Lampe of Muscatine, IA, Dennis (Ann) Lampe of Riverside, IA, 34 grandchildren, 44 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren, and two sisters, Sally Rippenkroeger of Ft. Madison, IA and Rosemary Boyer of Franklin, IA. Preceding Ruth was her husband, Ernest, an infant son and daughter, one grandson, a daugther in law; Paula Lampe, three brothers; Alfred, Leonard and Maurice Kramer and three sisters; LaVern Kramer, Bertha Kaltefleiter and Martha Fraise.

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Sorry to read of your mother's passing. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. At least you know now she is at peace and in the arms of our Lord.God Bless you, Darlene and all.Love, Uncle Willis & Aunt Verla

Willis & Verla Longe Jan 26 2013 12:00 AM

Fred, Teresa, Jake and Caleb,Extending our deepest sympathies on the loss of your mom, mother in law and grandma.We have thought of you often this week.A hug to each of you.Chris & Mark Huston

CHRIS HUSTON Jan 25 2013 12:00 AM

Dennis & Fred and all,My sincerest sympathies on your loss. Will keep you in my prayers.Cher

Cher Knottnerus Jan 24 2013 12:00 AM

Fred & Family,Iam so sorry to hear about your mothers passing. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this time of sorrow. Cherish all those great memories you have of her and hold them close, this will help your grieving go better .Matt GavinIowa City

Matt Gavin Jan 23 2013 12:00 AM