Ruth G. Burdick, 91 of Cedar Rapids died Tuesday March 12, 23019 at the West Ridge Care Center. Services at 11:00 AM on Saturday at the Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories where there will be a visitation after 10:00 AM on Saturday. Entombment in Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery. Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include two sons, David (D’Linda) of Alto, New Mexico, Paul (Leanne) of Cedar Rapids, and one daughter Nancy (Nat) Sprague of Springfield, Missouri. She is also survived by numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a sister Elaine Williams.
Ruth was born on April 8, 1927 in Quincy, Illinois the daughter of Ernest and Lena Pierce Getts. She married Larry Burdick on September 1, 1949 in Quincy, Illinois. Larry passed away in 1994.
Ruth was an R.N. and worked at St. Luke’s Hospital for several years. She was an avid reader and enjoyed her work as a nurse. She will forever be remembered as a caring, thoughtful, and wonderful wife, mother, sister, and grandmother whose memory will be cherished by all who knew and loved her.