Condolence & Memory Journal

Aunt Ruthie was a very special woman and so filled with energy. We all knew her as Aunt Plochie. She had a great sense of humor and put up with our nickname for her. However this was to be kept in the family only. Blessings and love to Phyllis, Mike and their families.

Posted by Janet Tschiggfrie - Vernonia, OR - Family   July 13, 2017

Our deepest condolences to Mike, Mary, Mitch and the entire Elliott family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Sorry was not able to send flowers in time. With deepest sympathy, Heather & Wayne McGee (Erin's parents)

Posted by Heather McGee - Family Friend   July 01, 2017


So sorry to hear of your loss. Your families in our thoughts and prayers.

Posted by Charles and Judith Menadye - Dubuque, IA - Family   July 01, 2017


Your in our thoughts and prayers at this very sad time.

Posted by Charles and Judy Menadue - Dubuque, IA - Family   July 01, 2017

Our deepest sympathies go out to your family. While I personally did not know Ruth, my mother Irene Waltz , was one of her closest friends. Mother and Ruth visited almost daily for years, sharing news, stories, and longtime friendship.
I'm sure that they are reconnected in Heaven, and are visiting again. May you find peace in your memories.
Cyndy Waltz Billmeyer and Mary Waltz Wills

Posted by Cyndy Billmeyer - Dubuque, IA - Friend   July 01, 2017

My sympathy and prayers to Ruth's family. My grandson, Dane, and I so enjoyed our visits, almost every Saturday for about a year, with "Grandma Ruthie" when we would visit my Mother at Applewood III. She was so kind to a full of energy 5 year old boy, and often gave him a card, a treat, or a small toy. Dane and I will miss her. God bless you.

Posted by Debby Mackey - Dubuque, IA - Acquaintance   June 30, 2017