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Ruth A. Perry

Saturday, December 10, 2005

March 14, 1918-Dec. 8, 2005

Ruth A. Perry, 87, died Thursday (Dec. 8, 2005) at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook.

She was born March 14, 1918, in Scandia, Kan., to E. Porter Ahrens and Cora (Armstrong) Ahrens. She attended the Scandia Public Schools and graduated in 1936. She attended Brown Mackie Business School in Salina, Kan.

On Jan. 8, 1943, she married Arnold J. Perry. She was a homemaker and worked at St. John's Hospital in Salina.

She was a member of Amana Lutheran Church in Scandia.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

Survivors include her son, Robert Perry of Berthoud, Colo.; three daughters, Diane Hansen of McCook, Marcia Grennan of Boulder, Colo., and Anne Grace of Belleville, Kan.; one sister, Jeanette Shellhammer of Sarasota, Fla.; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Saturday, 2 p.m., at Amana Lutheran Church with the Rev. Shelby Bailey officiating. Interment will be at Riverview Cemetery in Scandia.

Memorials may be made to Amana Lutheran Church in Scandia.

Condolences may be sent online to bachelorsurber@nckcn.com

Bachelor-Faulkner-Dart-Surber Funeral Home of Belleville is in charge of arrangements.