RUTH DWYER, 84, of Bridgewater (Svcs. 3-9-12)


March 6th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

RUTH DWYER, 84, of Bridgewater, died Tue., March 6th, at the Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa.  Celebration of Life services for RUTH DWYER will be held 2:30-p.m. Fri., March 9th, at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Fontanelle. Steen Funeral Home in Fontanelle has the arrangements.

Visitation: Thursday, March 8th from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Steen Funeral Home in Fontanelle with the family greeting friends from 6 to 8 p.m.

Burial will be in the Fontanelle Cemetery.

Memorials: To the Ruth Dwyer memorial fund to be established by the family. Online condolences may be left to the family at

Ruth Dwyer is survived by:

Her best friend, Don Tiedeman.

Her children, Pauline Schultz and husband LeRoy of Pomeroy; Michael Dwyer and wife Linda of Bella Vista, AR; Annette Krauth and husband Charles of Urbandale; Dean Dwyer and wife Jan of Bridgewater; and Janet Lee Paxton of New Iberia, Louisiana.

Three sisters: Carol Hyda of Fontanelle; Mary McDowall and husband Bob of Florida; and Lois Frederick of Orient

Her brother: Bob Queck and wife Barb of Orient

9 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.