Ruth Marie (Boyd) Palm, the daughter of Clem and Margaret (Hull) Boyd was born at Plattsmouth, Nebraska on February 25, 1925 and entered into rest on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at the Glen Haven Care Center in Glenwood, Iowa at the age of 92.
Ruth grew up in Sidney, Iowa and attended Sidney High School. She was united in marriage to Franklin St.Clair (Bus) Palm on August 19, 1942 at Sidney, Iowa. Her and Bus made their home Farragut, Iowa for many years. Ruth was a member of the Farragut United Methodist Church and Order of the Eastern Star. Through the years she had been employed for The Weekly Times, Montgomery Wards, and KMA Radio writing ads. Ruth enjoyed raising a garden and growing all types of flowers.
Ruth was preceded in death by her husband for 66 years Franklin "Bus" Palm, her parents, son F.C. Palm and sister, Doris Biersdorfer.
Survivors include her son Steve Palm and wife Linda of Council Bluffs, Iowa; four grandchildren, Michelle Borman and husband Brad of Cincinnati, Ohio, Colin Palm and wife Tammi of Bellevue, Nebraska, F. Stephen Palm of Florida and Joel Palm of Atlanta, Georgia. Nine great grandchildren, Emily and Carter Butterbaugh, Baxter Borman of Cincinnati, Ohio, Savannah Borman of Iowa City, Iowa, Alex, Charlotte, Harper and Tess Palm of Bellevue, Nebraska and Falcon Palm of New York and nephew Philip Biersdorfer of Colorado.
Celebration of life memorial graveside service will be held 11:00 am, Monday, September 4, 2017 at the Farragut Cemetery in Farragut, Iowa.
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