Funeral Services and a Mass of Christian Burial for Ruth J. Lowder, 90, a resident of Davenport, will be 10:30am Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Davenport. Burial will be in Blue Grass Cemetery. The family will greet friends Tuesday, May 18 th from 4pm until 6pm at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, downtown Davenport. Pandemic protocols must be maintained. Memorials may be made to St. Alphonsus Catholic Church or Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House. Ruth passed away Thursday, May 13, 2021 at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf, surrounded by her family.
Ruth Joan Hoenig was born February 21, 1931 in Fort Madison, Iowa, a daughter of Joseph and Elsie (Senf) Hoenig. She married Wayne Lowder July 7, 1956 in Fort Madison. They celebrated 36 years of marriage prior to his preceding her in death July 24, 1992.
Ruth loved doing volunteer work, singing in the choir, working in the yard with her flowers and vegetables and spending time with her family. She was an avid reader.
Those left to honor Ruth’s memory include her children: Thomas Lowder, Blue Grass; Ann Weeks, Davenport; David Lowder, Powder Springs, Georgia; William (Sandy) Lowder, Durant; Karen (Gene) Adolphi, Chattanooga, Tennessee; and Steven (Cindy) Lowder, Davenport; four grandchildren: Kaitlyn (Crockett) Wessels; Theren Adolphi; Trey (Libbie) Adolphi and Selena Adolphi; five great-grandchildren (and one on the way): Scarlett, Noah, Hugo, Braxton and Rowdy; siblings: Dorothy Taeger, and Raymond Hoenig, both of Ft. Madison; and Mary (Tim) Driscoll, Williamsburg, Iowa. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Wayne and grandson, Tristan Adolphi.
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