In Memory of

Ruth M. PeCoy

July 31, 1928 - July 22, 2021
From: Rockwell City, IA

Rockwell City – Ruth M. PeCoy 92, passed away Thursday, July 22, 2021 at the Sunny Knoll Care Centre, Rockwell City.  Burial was at Rosehill Cemetery, Rockwell City.  Palmer & Swank Funeral Home, Rockwell City is in charge of arrangements.

     Ruth is survived by her son Gail (Joan) Cripe of Jolley; daughter Karyn (Paul) Juilfs of Pomeroy; 9 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; 9 great-great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.  She was preceded in death by her daughter Sara; parents, Frances and Gladys (Schamel) Clark; one brother; and two sisters.

     Ruth M. Clark was born July 31, 1928 at Lake City, Iowa.  She was raised and educated in Lohrville until moving with her family to Rockwell City where she graduated from Rockwell City High School.  Ruth spent many years raising and showing champion Ponies of America.  In 2018, she became a resident of Sunny Knoll Care Centre.


Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at 6:09 AM
“Duane and I loved seeing and visiting with Ruth each year at the sale in Des Moines. She loved her POAS and POA family. Prayers for the family and friends she leaves behind. ”
- Nancy L. Strunk

Friday, July 23, 2021 at 11:06 PM
“Ruth was an such a joy to visit with..Our sympathy! Gerri & Jane McCurdy ”
- Jane

Friday, July 23, 2021 at 9:06 PM
“So sorry to hear of Ruth's passing. Miss our visits sitting out in the horse barn. Prayers for you all!!”
- Dwaine and Melinda Simonsen

Friday, July 23, 2021 at 4:32 PM
“Sincere condolences to the family. Steve has a lot of good memories from time spent at your house during his high school years. We know she will be missed.
Steve & Carol Moberg
- Steve Moberg

Friday, July 23, 2021 at 1:20 PM
“My sympathy to all of the family. I have many fond memories of Ruth from Grand Central Station and Styles on 5th. We shared many great times together as she would always get her hair fixed before a pony show. It's comforting to know now that she is resting at peace. RIP my dear friend💗”
- Tricia Stumpf

Friday, July 23, 2021 at 11:00 AM
“Absolutely heart broken to hear of Ruth's passing. I still treasure a pencil sketch she gave me of an appaloosa when I was about 8 years old. She inspired and encouraged my love of horses and we are in the horse breeding business today, in no small part, because of Ruth. ”
- Sue (Wendt) Kennedy

Friday, July 23, 2021 at 10:14 AM
“So sorry to hear of Ruth's passing. She was a good neighbor for many years. Prayers to the family.”
- Ron & Kathy Johnson

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