Ruth Toftee, 87, of Webster City, went to her heavenly home on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church with Pastor Mark Eichler officiating. Burial will be in North Lawn Cemetery in Fort Dodge. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday at Foster Funeral and Cremation Center.
Ruth Caroline Schoenfisch, daughter of Karl and Helen Fitzner Schoenfisch, was born May 16, 1929 on a farm near Fort Dodge. She graduated from Fort Dodge High School. Ruth married Wayne Toftee on March 23, 1952 in Fort Dodge. The couple moved to Webster City in 1957. She was employed with Electrolux for 25 years, retiring in 1994.
Ruth is survived by children, David Toftee of Webster City, Jim Toftee Sr. of Webster City, Dale Toftee of Webster City, John (Deb) Toftee of Byron, GA, Mark Toftee of Webster City; 17 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; siblings, Fred (Carol) Schoenfisch, Ernie (Ruth) Schoenfisch, Ted Schoenfisch, Lillian Norbert, Vivian (John) Ludwig, Esther Ayala; and many extended family and friends.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Wayne, daughter and son-in-law, Becky and Jim Wilson; daughter-in-law, Marsha Toftee; great-granddaughter, Madison Toftee; brother, Art Schoenfisch; and sister, Dora Cahill.
She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church.
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To the family my sympathies. I knew David best through Boy Scouts. May your mother rest in peace.
Blessings to the family of a dear Christian lady. She shared her faith in her Savior by her actions in conversation and her kindness to family and friends. Beverly (Noffke) Tomashewsky
Ruth was a kind, gentle, loving soul. I always enjoyed my visits with her. She will be greatly missed by many. My thoughts and prayers to her family and all the friends she treated as family.
Ruth was a real sweetheart and a great worker. She was my birthday twin always remembered me. Her family will be in my prayers.
Ruth was a very kindhearted, loving woman. She welcomed me into the family with open arms. She will be dearly missed by many! Love you to the moon and back Ruth♡♡♡♡
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