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Ruth Marie Rich

December 10, 1960 — August 22, 2022


Ruth Marie Rich, 61, died August 22, 2022 at the Keokuk County Health Center in Sigourney. She was born December 10, 1960 to Eugene Norwood and Willma Mae McGhee Derby in Watsonville, California.

She attended Cardinal Community Schools. On October 13, 2001 she married Melvin Edward Rich in Delta, Iowa. She was employed at K & L Foods in Sigourney. Ruth enjoyed making candles, natural lotions and soaps.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Ed on April 19, 2003.

She is survived by her brothers Gary Derby of Fairfield, Mike Derby of Ottumwa, her sister Kimber Anderson of Gallatin, Missouri and many nieces and nephews.

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