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Ruth Harvey

December 29, 1927 — October 17, 2015

Ruth Harvey

Ruth Aline Harvey, age 87, of Russell, Kansas, passed away Saturday, October 17, 2015 at the Salina Regional Health Center in Salina, Kansas. She was born December 29, 1927 in Anita, Iowa to Carl H. and Bertha (Krejci) Daubendiek. She married Russell Harvey on September 20, 1946 in Jefferson, Iowa. He preceded her in death November 7, 2012.

Ruth was the Director Emeritus of the West Iowa Telephone Company. She enjoyed playing bridge with friends and vacationing with her husband in Surprise, AZ.

Ruth was a loving mother of her three daughters, Stephany Harvey (Michael Thrasher) of Independence, IA, Susan (Ray) Winchester of Gibbon, NE and Kathleen (Arnie Whaley) Harvey of Russell, KS; a brother, Joe Daubendeck of San Marcos, TX; grandchildren,Robert Espe of Iowa City, IA, James (Kristin) Winchester of Gibbon, NE, Jake (Christina) Winchester of Denver, CO, Kristie (Scott) Crane of Avondale, AZ and Luke (Mary) Harvey of Edgerton, KS, and 7 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

It was Ruths request that no services be held, and that her body be donated to assist in medical education to The Mayo Foundation in Rochester, MN.

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