Ruthie Maxine Cadwallader, 91, of Cedar Rapids, died on Tuesday, September 03, 2019 after an extended illness. A visitation will be held Thursday, September 5, 2019 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at Cedar Rapids Seventh-day Adventist Church. Funeral Service will be 11:00 AM on Friday, September 6, 2019, with a one-hour visitation prior to the service, at the church. Burial will follow at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.
Ruthie was born December 20, 1927 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa the daughter of Leon and Ruth (Pettit) Nemecek. She married Stanley Cadwallader on August 7, 1949 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Ruthie worked as a bookkeeper for Cherry-Burrell, Nash-Finch and Larken, Inc. She was a lifetime member of the Cedar Rapids Seventh-day Adventist Church, holding many offices which she enjoyed. Ruthie was a faithful witness to her belief in God and shared her love of Christ with everyone she met. She will always be remembered for being a loving and wonderful wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend.
Survivors include her children, Deb (David) Christenson of Lansing, MI; Jaclin (Guy) Ayers-Berry of Hiawatha, IA; and Scott (Jane) Cadwallader, and Leesa (Dale) Morrison, all of Cedar Rapids, IA; sister-in-law, Merlyn Jo Lockert of Cedar Rapids, IA; ten grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Stanley Cadwallader and siblings, Delores Smith and Donald Nemecek.
Memorials may be directed to the family.