Ruth Sieck

Ruth Sieck



Ruth M. “Toots” Sieck, 78, of Fayette died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, at Maple Crest Manor in Fayette.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Westgate, Iowa with Rev. Herbert Mueller III officiating.  

Interment was held at Hawkeye Cemetery. 

Memorials may be made in Ruth’s name to Grace Lutheran Church or Maple Crest Manor, both in Fayette. 

Becker-Milnes Funeral Home in Fayette assisted Ruth’s family. 

Online condolences may be left at  

Ruth Marie, daughter of Herman and Melinda (Schlatter) Sieck, was born March 4, 1940, at Mercy Hospital in Oelwein. 

Shortly after Ruth was born, her mother died, and Florence raised Ruth along with her father and many loving family members. 

Ruth received her education in the West Central schools. 

She was a longtime member of Grace Lutheran Church in Fayette. 

Ruth loved music, had a beautiful singing voice, playing cards, played the chord organ, the Minnesota Twins and jigsaw puzzles.

She also thoroughly enjoyed her many years at Maple Crest Manor and the many friends she made while living there. Ruth enjoyed life, and the most important thing to her was her faith.

Ruth is survived by her brother, Eugene (Doris) Sieck of Maynard; 11 nieces and nephews, Steve (Patty) Sieck of Denver, Colo., Kathy (Ed) Traeger of Readlyn, Donald Jr. (Shelly) Sieck of Fayette, David Sieck of Fayette, Karen (Glen) McCort of Cedar Rapids, Susie (Mark) Caffrey of Minnetonka, Minn., Robbie (Faye) Sieck of Cedar Rapids, Jim (Dawn) Sieck of Waverly, Joel (Jennifer) Sieck of Maynard, Gary (Tammi) Fink of Maynard, and Al (Roxanne) Fink of Randalia; 27 great-nieces and -nephews; 18 great-great-nieces and -nephews; and many other family and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Vera, who died in infancy; a brother, Donald Sr.; stepmother, Florence; two great-nephews, Dylan McCort and Chase Haskins; and great-great-nephew Wyatt Lee Sieck.       44u44

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