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Obituaries

Dr. Ruth N. Spierenburg

Dr. Ruth N. Spierenburg, 68, of  Pella died unexpectedly Monday afternoon on arrival at Skiff  Medical Center in Newton.

Dr. Spierenburg, M.D., had been practicing medicine as a pediatrician in Iowa for the past 12 years. She is survived by her husband, Rev. Marinus Spierenburg of  Pella, and their four sons: Mark of Pella; Robert and his wife, Corinne, of Ramsey, N.J.; Benjamin and his wife, Arianna, of Ramsey, N.J.; and Richard of Indianola. She is also survived by two grandchildren.

A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at the Second Reformed Church in Pella. Committal service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, at the Carmel Cemetery at Carmel, Iowa.

Visitation will begin after 1 p.m. Friday in the Gathering Space at the Second Reformed Church, where the family will be present from 5 to 7 p.m.

For those desiring, memorials gifts can support St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or the Make A Wish Foundation.

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