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Ruth Elaine Glasgow, 70, of 300 KD Ave. died at 6:29 p.m. October 7, 2017 at her home.
She was born February 22, 1947 in Ottumwa to John and Helen Willard Johnson. She married Clifford Hepker Sr. and they later divorced. She married Raymond Richard Glasgow and he preceded her in death May 3, 2017.
Growing up in Ottumwa, she moved to Missouri, moving to Eldon in 2003. She had worked as a cook in Fremont and later owned and operated the Little Buffalo in Ottumwa.
She attended Living Hope Bible Church in Eldon and enjoyed baking and sewing. Ruth enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
Surviving are four daughters, Paula (James) Hobb, Cheryl Hepker, Rose (Grant) Troxel and Clarissa (Greg) Palm; 8 grandchildren, Rodney, Stephanie, Tara, Lacey, Tasia, Stacey, Seth and Krysten; and good friends, Kathy and Ron Pulse and Pat Elkins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Clifford "Buddy" Hepker and a grandson, John Humburd.
Her body has been cremated. Private services are planned.
Published on October 9, 2017
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