Ruth F. Raymond, 91, passed away Monday at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha. Ruth was born on October 12, 1926 in Winona, MN to Emil and Augusta Berzinski.
Ruth was united in marriage to Richard H. Raymond on July 12, 1945 in Winona, MN. They moved to Cedar Rapids where Ruth worked at Quaker Oats for over 25 years.
Ruth is survived by two daughters Jeanne (Jim) Beachler and Jan Allen; six grandchildren, Michelle (Scott) Burkhart, Teresa Beachler, Troy (Sarah) Beachler, Scott (Erika) Raymond, Kelly (Glenn) Scott, and Jeff Henderson; Thirteen great-grandchildren, Megan, Alex, Makayla, Austin, Jason, Mallory, Lindsay, Ben, Ethan, Sofia, Bristol, Eli, and Ian; brothers Emil “Bud” (Beverly) Berzinski and Ken Berzinski.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband; brother Richard and wife Barb Berzinski; son Tom Raymond; daughter-in-law June Raymond and son-in-law Steve Allen; sister-in-law Barb, wife of Ken Berzinski.
The family would like to give a special thank you to Kris Sergeant, Ruth’s hospice home nurse, and everyone that took wonderful care of her at the Hospice House.
Memorials may be directed to the Hospice of Mercy, 315 18th Ave, Hiawatha, IA 52233.
Private family services are planned.