Martha M. (Ruth) Hill, 95, of Newton, passed away Friday, March 13, 2020, surrounded by the love of her family at MercyOne Newton Medical Center in Newton.
Martha’s funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 18 at the United Presbyterian Church, 209 N. Second Ave. E. in Newton. Conducted by Rev. Don Freeman. The family will greet friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 17 at the Wallace Family Funeral Home in Newton. Burial will be at the Newton Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to the United Presbyterian Church in Newton or to This Old Horse in Hastings, Minn.; memorials may be left at the funeral home or at the church on the morning of the service. If you are mailing your memorial to the funeral home please add, Attn: Hill Family on the envelope.
Those left to cherish Martha’s memory are her children, Dr. Steve (Collette) Hill of Newton, Sue (Tom) Wolters of Newton and Ellen Hill of St. Paul, Minn.; two grandsons, Nathaniel (Zuza) Hill of Ann Arbor, Mich., and Jacob Hill of Grinnell; several nieces and nephews; and special friend, Chris Schmidt.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Tom in 2005; two sisters, Hazel Jacobs and Eloise Shinkat; and two brothers, Robert and Richard Ruth.