1999 - 2019

Ruby Fern Gingerich, 20, of Kalona, died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, at her home.  Funeral services were held Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, at the Ben Ray Gingerich Home, Kalona.  Peterseim Funeral Home assisted with arrangements.

Ruby Fern Gingerich was born June 21, 1999, to Ben Ray and Anna Mary (Mast) Gingerich in Washington, Iowa. She passed away on Sept. 26, 2019, at her home near Kalona, at the age of 20 years, 3 months and 5 days.

Ruby is survived by her parents: Ben Ray and Anna Mary; two sisters: Margaret Marie and Norma Kay Gingerich, all at home; maternal grandparents: Valentine and Dorothy Mast of Kalona; four uncles; nine aunts; and many cousins and friends.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents: Herman and Malinda Gingerich; an uncle: Marlin Mast; and two cousins.

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