November 25, 1927 - December 30, 2021
Ruth Harriet Long, 94, of Hampton, Iowa, passed away Thursday, December 30, 2021, at Franklin Country View Nursing Facility in Hampton. Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 4, 2022, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hampton, with burial at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens in Marshalltown. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday, starting at 9:00 a.m. Counsell Woodley Funeral Home & Monument Company of Hampton is caring for Ruth and her family. Ruth was born on November 25, 1927, in Delhi, Iowa, to Harry and Ella (Gienopp) Harder. She was baptized at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Delaware, Iowa. Ruth started school in Delhi, attended parochial school at St. Paul’s in Delaware until the 8th grade, and then attended Delhi High School. While attending school, Ruth enjoyed playing trumpet and was active in sports, playing basketball and softball. Ruth married Clarence Long on January 21, 1959, at the Methodist Church in Sheffield. Ruth worked for the canning factory in Hampton. In 1958, she started working for State Bank in Dumont and retired on December 31, 1988, as a Vice President and Cashier. Ruth was a longtime active member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Hampton. She enjoyed baking, cooking, and making Afghans. Ruth loved to give baked goods and her Afghans to everyone she knew or met. She was also an avid Chicago Cubs fan and hardly ever missed a game on tv. Ruth is survived by her son, Everett (Imogene) Siddell of Hampton; grandchildren, Clinton Siddell, Everett (Audra) Siddell, Jr., and Penny (Grant) Willison); step-grandchildren, Perry (Brenda) DeYounge and Pam DeYounge; great-grandchildren Hunter Buss, Jake Siddell and Cooper Siddell; step great-grandchildren Levi (Hannah) and Joel (Linda); nephews Marlowe, Roger, Jeffrey and Kenneth; and niece Sandra. She was preceded in death by her parents Harry and Ella; husband Clarence Long; son Douglas Siddell; brother William; sister Velma; and brother-in-law Mike (Ferne) Long.
Ruth Harriet Long, 94, of Hampton, Iowa, passed away Thursday, December 30, 2021, at Franklin Country View Nursing Facility in Hampton. Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 4, 2022, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hampton,... View Obituary & Service Information
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