Ruth Helen Thompson, 92, of 515 S. Webster died at 12:44 p.m. January 28, 2017 at Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines.
She was born August 15, 1924 in Chicago, IL. She married Ralph Thompson June 14, 1944. He preceded her in death November 25, 1998.
A resident of Ottumwa most of her life, she was a homemaker.
Surviving is a son, Gary Thompson of 515 S. Webster. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Terry Ann Thompson.
Her body has been cremated. No services are planned.
Memorials may be made to the family.
Reece Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Published on  January 30, 2017