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Ruth  Zweifel

April 15, 1930 — November 22, 2014

Rev. Tom Petersen
Organist ~ Glee Deutscher
Congregational Hymns
“Amazing Grace”
“Fairest Lord Jesus”
“Leanin’ On the Everlasting Arms”
Troy Hoff
David Hoff
Stacie (Zweifel) Peterson
Seth Peterson
Paul Zweifel
Jared Zweifel
Parker, Aspen, Raegan, Henry, Cohen,
Vivien, Tiana, Tyler, Audrey, Madeline
Ruth Alice Zweifel died on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at the Scotland Good Samaritan Center. Ruth was born April 15, 1930 to William and Martha (Schneider) Retzer. She graduated from Scotland High School in 1948 and married Don Zweifel in Sioux City, Iowa on June 19, 1948. She worked at the Bon Homme County courthouse for a short time. Ruth and Don worked together in the trucking and corn shelling business. She did the accounting and drove a truck.
Ruth loved to dance to the music of the 40’s and 50’s. She was a competitive bowler on the Scotland Transfer team. Her talents included baking, sewing, and crocheting. She enjoyed playing scrabble and doing crossword puzzles. Ruth loved her family and always thought of others first.
She was a member of the Scotland United Methodist Church and served as the financial secretary.
Grateful for having shared her life are a daughter, Theresa (Terry) and her husband LaVerne (Joe) Hoff of Olivet; a son Greg and his wife Cindy (Cannon) Zweifel of Scotland; five grandchildren and their families: Troy and Teresa (Green) Hoff and their children Tiana and Tyler of Covington, Georgia; David and Kristin (Wynia) Hoff and their daughters Audrey and Madeline of Sioux Falls; Stacie (Zweifel) and Seth Peterson and their children Cohen and Vivien of Sioux Falls; Paul and Alyssa (Slykhuis) Zweifel and their children Parker, Aspen, and Raegan of Dell Rapids; and Jared and Jenny (Hamberger) Zweifel and their son Henry of Scotland; a sister Alvera Weinke of Yankton and a brother Ron Retzer of Santa Maria, California.
Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Don, and brother-in-law Robert Weinke.
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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

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