Ruth Fuller, 1920-2018

Published 1:00 am Friday, July 6, 2018

Memorial services for Ruth J. Fuller of Albert Lea will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Bonnerup Funeral Service in Albert Lea. The Rev. Kent Otterman will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.

Ruth Fuller

Ruth died Wednesday, July 4, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea. She was 97.

Ruth was born Sept. 26, 1920, in Hancock County, Iowa, the daughter of John and Mary (Mahoney) Muehe. She attended public school in Wesley, Iowa. On Sept. 3, 1955, she was united in marriage to Leo Fuller in Albert Lea.

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Ruth had been employed as a telephone operator in Missouri, Albert Lea and in an Army hospital in California. She also was a cashier for the Albert Lea public school system.

Ruth enjoyed playing cards, trips to the casino, spending winters in Arizona and summers at Kiesler’s campground. Foremost for her was spending time with her family and grandchildren.

Ruth is survived by her children Cindy Anderson of Albert Lea, Glen (Ann) Fuller of Austin, Judy (Ken) Jackson of Albert Lea and Terry (Lynn) Fuller of Joliet, Illinois; and grandchildren Shane McPeak, Allison (Sam) Olson, Cassie Fuller, Krista (Jon) Possehl, Laura (Eric) Worke, Whitney Fuller and Taylor Fuller. There are eight great-grandchildren, Gene and Lisa McPeak, Malakai and Quinn Olson, Connor and Leah Possehl and Lexi Worke. Also surviving are numerous nieces, nephews and special friends the Kiesler family.

Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Leo; son, Robert; mother-in-law, Margaret Fuller; son-in-law, Andy Anderson; and brothers and sisters.