Ruth E. Rebik, 91 of Marshalltown, IA passed away Sunday, September 26, 2021, at Southridge Specialty Care, under the care of Care Initiatives Hospice, in Marshalltown, IA. Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, October 4, 2021, with a luncheon following, at Anderson Funeral Homes. Visitation will be 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Interment with a private family service will take place at Pleasant View Cemetery in Hartley, IA. Arrangements have been entrusted with Anderson Funeral Homes of Marshalltown. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com
Ruth was born June 22, 1930, to Hilko and Nora Rindles in Hartley, Iowa. She joined her brother Hilbert and sister Frances. She attended Hartley Public School. Ruth married Robert Bell who passed away too young. She then met Erwin Rebik and they were married on February 24, 1974, in Marshalltown, Iowa.
Prior to their marriage Ruth worked at National Travelers Life Insurance Company (the big red umbrella in downtown Des Moines). After moving from the farm to a home in Marshalltown, Ruth worked for the Anson School Cafeteria and as a certified nursing assistant (CNA) at the Marshall County Home and Villa Del Sol nursing home in Marshalltown, Iowa.
Ruth enjoyed crocheting, puzzles, playing the slot machines at local casinos, traveling with her friend Rose Menter and spending time with her grandchildren, great grandchildren, and friends at the Moose Lodge.
Ruth is survived by her stepchildren Catherine (David) Bush, Daniel Rebik, Christine (James) Crandell, Charlene Smith, Cynthia (Mark) Christensen, stepdaughter in law Sharon Rebik, many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, great nieces, and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Hilbert, sister Frances Slinger, husbands Robert Bell and Erwin Rebik, stepson David Rebik and stepson in law John Smith.