Welcome to the memorial page for

Ruth Allen

February 4, 1927 ~ May 23, 2017 (age 90)

Ruth  Allen, 90, of Burlington, died at 3:40 PM Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at the Great River Medical Center.

Born February 4, 1927, in Missouri, she was the daughter of Albert and Goldie Barton Eddy. 

Ruth worked at Sheaffer Pen, IAAP, and  retired from Champion Spark Plug.

She had a great passion for all animals and enjoyed playing bingo, watching softball, gardening, and traveling.

Survivors include two sons, Keith Allen of Burlington, and Randy Allen of West Burlington; two daughters, Debbie Leisenring, and Terri (Jim) Butler both of Fort Madison; ten grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; and several nieces & nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Mark, and two sisters, Jean and Wendy.

Cremation has been entrusted to the care of Prugh~Thielen Crematory.

There will be no formal visitation or services.
A  memorial is established for PAWS.

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