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Ruth Eileen Williamson

Female 1917 - 2010


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  • Name  Ruth Eileen Williamson 
    Born  17 Dec 1917  Bluford, Jefferson, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  5 Mar 2010  Marshalltown, Marshall, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I29259  My Genealogy
    Last Modified  24 Nov 2013 

    Father  Earl Williamson,   b. Abt 1898, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother  Zadia Kirby,   b. Abt 1899, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F11153  Group Sheet

    Family  Leo Wilber Lounsberry,   b. 2 Jul 1916, Marshalltown, Marshall, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1999, Marshalltown, Marshall, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  18 Apr 1936  Marshalltown, Marshall, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Virginia Lee Lounsberry
     2. Donna Lea Lounsberry
     3. Karen Marie Lounsberry
     4. Barbara Ann Lounsberry
     5. James Leroy Lounsberry
     6. Leo Kenneth Lounsberry
     7. Nancy Ruth Lounsberry
     8. Jacqueline Lounsberry
    Last Modified  27 Sep 2010 
    Family ID  F7632  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Dec 1917 - Bluford, Jefferson, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Apr 1936 - Marshalltown, Marshall, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Mar 2010 - Marshalltown, Marshall, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Life Legacy

      Ruth Eileen Lounsberry, 92, of Marshalltown, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 5, 2010, at Bickford Cottage.Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, March 12, 2010, at Mitchell Family Funeral Home. Visitation will be on Thursday evening from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the family. For condolences, please visit www.mitchellfh.com. The Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Eileen and her family. Phone 641-844-1234.Eileen was born on December 17, 1917, in Bluford, Jefferson County, IL, the daughter of Earl and Zadia Williamson. She was raised and educated in the Marshalltown area. On April 18, 1936, Eileen was united in marriage to Leo Wilbur Lounsberry. They raised eight children.Eileen worked at Kresge 5 & 10 Store for a number of years. In 1959 Leo was injured in a car/ truck accident on his way to go fishing at Rock Creek Lake which left him an invalid. Eileen then went to work at Fishers working the graveyard shift until her retirement at age 65. She took care of Leo at home for 40 years.She was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, Navy Mothers, UAW Local 893, and TOPS. She loved to travel and spent many vacations traveling around the United States. She made two trips to Germany to visit her daughter and son-in-law stationed there and several trips to Hawaii to visit another daughter and son-in-law.Eileen will be dearly missed by her children Robert(Virginia) King of Minden, NV, Donna (Richard) Barton of Beaverton, OR, Karen (Duane) Witt of Marshalltown, IA, Barbara (Larry) Campbell of Beaman, IA, James (Linda) Lounsberry of Marshalltown, IA, Leo Kenneth (Shirley) Lounsberry of Jack, LA, Nancy (Richard) Egger of State Center, IA, and Jacqueline (Charles) Clifton of Melrose, IA; 26 grandchildren; 57 great-grandchildren; 13 great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.Eileen was preceded in death by her parents, Leo, her husband of 63 years, three brothers, Dale, Jim, and Russell Williamson, and great-grandchild Logan Dale Campbell.