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Ruth Saalfeld
Ruth P. Saalfeld, 89, of Greeley, Colorado, (formerly of Columbus, Nebraska) died Monday, July 2, 2012, at the Hospice of Northern Colorado in Greeley.

The funeral service will be held on Friday, July 13 at 1:00 PM at the United Methodist Church in Columbus with Rev. Bill Ritter officiating. Interment will be in the Roselawn Memorial Cemetery. Memorials are those of the donor’s choice.

Ruth Saalfeld was born May 6, 1923, in Omaha, Nebraska, to Paul and Catheryn (Rominger) Schrum. Paul and Catheryn divorced and in 1929, Catheryn married Emil Saalfeld. Ruth graduated from Schuyler High School and on December 7, 1940, married Waldean Saalfeld in Logan, Iowa. They lived in Richland, Nebraska, and Ruth worked at Becton Dickinson for 27 years until her retirement. Upon the death of her husband, Waldean in 1990, Ruth moved to Greeley to be with her family. She was a member of the Methodist Church.

Ruth is survived by:
Daughter – Marjorie (Don) Kinzer of Greeley, CO
Daughter – Kay (Denny) White of Greeley, CO
Two Granddaughters
One Grandson
Six Great Grandchildren and Three Great-Great Grandchildren

Ruth was preceded in death by:
Parents – Emil and Catheryn Saalfeld
Husband – Waldean Saalfeld
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