Obituary

Ruth Naomi Rosenthal
July 19, 1915 - July 13, 2017

Ruth Naomi Rosenthal

Ruth Naomi Rosenthal
Jul 19, 1915 - Jul 13, 2017

Ruth Naomi Rosenthal

Visitation

20
Thursday
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Sietsema-Vogel Funeral Home
902 West Broadway St.
Dumont, Iowa 50625
Info | Add to Calendar
Sietsema-Vogel Funeral Home
902 West Broadway St.
Dumont, Iowa 50625
Info | Add to Calendar

Service

20
Thursday
2:00 PM
Sietsema-Vogel Funeral Home
902 West Broadway St.
Dumont, Iowa 50625
Info | Add to Calendar
Sietsema-Vogel Funeral Home
902 West Broadway St.
Dumont, Iowa 50625
Info | Add to Calendar
Iframe toggler
Plan Your Future
Free Newsletter
Free Grief Support

Ruth Rosenthal, 101, of Dumont, Iowa, passed away Thursday, July 13, 2017, at the Dumont Wellness Center in Dumont.

Ruth Naomi Rosenthal was born July 19, 1915, in Elkhart, Iowa to Bertha (Meyer) and Lester Harris. When she was 10, her mother married Harold Paxton and the family moved to Boone and then to Carroll. Ruth worked as a mother's helper and later moved to Waterloo where she worked at McClellan's department store and taught youth choir at the Presbyterian Church.

Ruth met Fred Rosenthal at the Electric Park Ballroom and they were married February 24, 1947. They had two children, Cathy and Gary (Pete). They lived in Klemme and Rockwell before moving to a farm in Dumont. After the death of her husband, Ruth moved to an apartment in Dumont, and then to Townview Court, Dutchman's Oaks and finally to the Dumont Wellness Center in 2008.

Ruth belonged to the United Methodist Church and was active in U.M.W. holding several offices including president at Klemme and Rockwell. She taught Sunday school and bible school. She was a member of the Legion Auxiliary, mission club, and was a president of the library board at the Dumont Library. She volunteered at the Dumont Wellness Center and for Meals on Wheels. Ruth loved working as the answering service for the North Central Veterinary Clinic and thought of Brian and the staff as family.

Ruth enjoyed her family, reading, crocheting, crossword puzzles and her doll collection. She was known for her wonderful sense of humor, caring manner, and easy going approach to life. She loved helping others.

Ruth will be missed by her daughter Cathy; son Gary (Donna); grandchildren Hilary (Justin) and Dylan (Anna); four great-grandchildren; and her many friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, mother, father, step-father, brother, sister-in-law, and several nieces and nephews.

The family wishes to give a special thank you to the wonderful and caring staff at the Dumont Wellness Center. Ruth loved you all.


Memorials may be made to the Dumont Library or the New Hope Parish of the United Methodist Church - Dumont Center.

 
 

Greg Dombrowski on Jul 19, 2017

Sietsema Vogel Funeral Homes on Jul 19, 2017

+26

Merlin Oetken on Jul 18, 2017

Cathy and Pete. I remember your parents well, such nice kind people.
It seems no matter how much time you have with them you always want more.
Merlin Oetken

Penny Stoker on Jul 15, 2017

Cathy and family. I am so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. She must have been a sweet heart of a Mom to have raised such a nice family. She will always be there in your memories and your hearts.

Vickie Holm on Jul 14, 2017

Ruth I will always remember the great times we had sitting and talking, the great stories you would tell me about the past. Dancing with you when we had entertainment came into play. You always had a special place in my heart.

Videos

There are no videos to display

Photos

Add a photo

Visitation

Jul
20
Thursday
Sietsema-Vogel Funeral Home
902 West Broadway St.
Dumont, Iowa 50625
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Service

Jul
20
Thursday
Sietsema-Vogel Funeral Home
902 West Broadway St.
Dumont, Iowa 50625
2:00 PM

Delivery to Service Unavailable

Have a floral question? Call +1 888 455 4590

Healing Registry Unavailable at the Moment!

Loading...

Product Name

Description

$0

-
+

Your Shopping Cart is Empty

Jane Doe ×

What's your email address?

What Would You Like Written on the Card?

Choose a Delivery Date

* Note: Delivery is only available on highlighted dates for flowers ONLY. Sunday delivery will not be available on all flower purchases.

Where Would You Like To Deliver To

 
 

No obituaries found

Product Details

Loading...

Product Name

Description

$0

Iframe toggler
Plan Your Future
Free Newsletter
Free Grief Support
Ruth Naomi Rosenthal

Sign in to add your memory

We will never post without permission

Ruth Naomi Rosenthal

Share Photo/Memorial Tributes

Ruth Naomi Rosenthal

Add to Your Calendar

Ruth Naomi Rosenthal

Obit Checkin

Ruth Naomi Rosenthal

Obituary Notifications

Grief Support

Ruth Naomi Rosenthal

Get Updates - tribute notifications

Thank you for sharing your memory of Ruth

Help show your support by providing a gift of flowers and spreading the word.

Gift of Flowers

Offer comfort and support to the family with beautiful flowers and spreads

Send Flowers Browse Flowers

Spread the Word

Help friends and acquaintances of Ruth leave memories by sharing to Facebook

Share to Facebook Share on Facebook