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Ruth White

October 30, 1923 — August 5, 2018

Graveside services for Ruth L. White 94 of Coalville will be Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Memorial Park Cemetery in Fort Dodge with Rev. Ronald and DeAnne Dunsdon officiating. She died Sunday, August 5, 2018 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home in Fort Dodge.


Ruth Lois Peart White was born October 30, 1923 near Coalville, Iowa to Leonard and Margaret (Murphy) Peart. Ruth was united in marriage to Fred White in 1942. To this union two children were born, Fred and Bonnie. The family made their home in Coalville.


Ruth is survived by her daughter Bonnie Kaufman and daughter-in-law Susan White both of Fort Dodge. She is also survived by 6 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son, and siblings; Donald, Bonnie, Leonard and William.


Historic Bruce Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be directed to

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Memorial Park Cemetery

, Fort Dodge, IA 50501

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