In Memory of

Ruth Mary Moermond

November 7, 1931 - November 19, 2019
From: Sutherland, IA
Ruth Mary Moermond

Ruth Mary Moermond

Born: November 7, 1931
Died: November 19, 2019
Age: 88

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Ruth Mary Moermond, the daughter of Peter and Mary (Dalhoff) Kohn, was born November 7, 1931, in Cherokee County, Iowa.  Her childhood years were spent in Mary Hill and in Alta, Iowa, later moving to Hartley, Iowa, where she completed her education at Hartley High School.

     Ruth married Jake Moermond on July 28, 1955, in Sanborn, Iowa.  Following their marriage, they resided on a farm near Hartley.  They moved to Sutherland, Iowa, in 1963, where they farmed and raised their family.  They moved into the town of Sutherland in 2005.  She was an active member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sutherland where she was a member of the Ladies Guild.  Ruth was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and was past president of the O’Brien County Republican Women.

    She passed away at the Pearl Valley Care Center in Sutherland, Iowa, on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at the age of 88.  Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jake in 2016; and one brother, Robert Kohn.

    Left to cherish her memory are her children: David (Mary) Moermond of Urbandale, IA, Cyndi Stewart of Altoona, IA, Dan (Val) Moermond of Hartley, IA and Josh (Becca) Moermond of Sutherland, IA; 7 grandchildren: Nicholas (Alyssa) Stewart, Nathan (Lindsey) Stewart, Stephanie and Jacob Moermond, Case, Dain and Gabe Moermond; 5 great-grandchildren: Clara and Lela Stewart, Sawyer and Sylas Stewart and Simon Stewart; other relatives and many friends.

Services will be held 2:00 P.M., Friday, November 22, 2019, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sutherland, Iowa.
Father Tim Hogan
Nicholas Stewart 
Nathan Stewart
Jacob Moermond
Case Moermond
Dain Moermond
Gabe Moermond
Stephanie Moermond
A Scripture service will be held at 5:15 P.M., Thursday at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sutherland.

Visitation will begin 5:00 P.M., Thursday with the family present 5 - 7:00 P.M. at SACRED HEART CATHOLIC CHURCH IN SUTHERLAND.  
"Here I Am Lord"
"On Eagle's Wings"
"Amazing Grace"

"In The Garden"
"Song Of Farewell"

Vonnie Anderson

Margaret Anderson
Calvary Cemetery
Sutherland, Iowa

A lunch and time of fellowship will be held at the R.L. Johannsen Center in Sutherland following the graveside services.


Friday, November 22, 2019 at 4:42 PM
“One of the exceptionally nicest ladies I’ve ever had the pleasure of knowing!”
- Jean pingrl
Friday, November 22, 2019 at 3:30 PM
“Sorry to hear of Ruth's passing, my Deepest Sympathy to the family. Jake and Ruth were American Legion/Auxiliary friends, my husband was Vice Comdr., when Jake served as 9th Dist. Comdr., we traveled many places together. Shirley Perrett”
- Shirley PERRETT
Friday, November 22, 2019 at 3:30 PM
“I enjoyed visiting with Ruth and sharing blessings with her at the Care Center. She never laughed at the Protestant preacher who prays the Rosary and smiled every time I asked for her prayers. I will miss her gentle spirit. Prayers for peace.”
- Robin L. Thomas
Friday, November 22, 2019 at 3:30 PM
“Sorry for your loss. It is never easy to loose a loved family member.”
- Ann Metivier
Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 5:14 PM
“Unfortunately, I never met your mother Josh. She must have been a special woman. She sure did a great job raising you. May sweet memories fill your days and nights. RIP. ”
- Anita Bailey
Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 10:34 AM
“Ruth was one of the sweetest ladies in Sutherland! I will miss her and her lovely smile!”
- Ardyce McCormack
Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 10:34 AM
“My sympathy to your family! Keep your memories close! She was such a sweet lady!”
- Ardie McCormack
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