Ruth Quirk

Ruth Celene (Kennedy) Quirk, 88, of Jefferson, died at home with St. Croix Hospice on May 2nd, 2023.

Ruth was born December 23rd, 1934 in Jefferson, IA to George R. Kennedy and Helen E. (Williams) Kennedy of Grand Junction, IA. Ruth married W. Warner Quirk on March 31st, 1961.

She is survived by her children Leah (Dave Mattox), Bob, and David and two sisters Janice Tasler and Lois Guldenpfennig, along with 5 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, son Brian, and sister Marilyn Jean. 

Private burial will take place at a later date at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Grand Junction, IA.

As per her request, there will be no funeral services. Slininger-Schroeder Funeral Home, Jefferson.

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