Ruth E. Brant

Nov 13, 2020
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No services to be held at this time. 



Interment to take place at a later date in Unionville Cemetery in Unionville, MO.  


Raymond United Methodist Church, PO Box 34, Raymond, IA 50667.
Cards sent to the funeral home will be forwarded to the family.


Ruth E. Brant, 91, of Raymond, IA, died Friday, November 13, 2020, at her son’s home in El Dorado Hills, CA.


She was born October 1, 1929, in Stahl, MO, daughter of William E. and Bessie L. Osborn Pierce. Ruth married James Hurley January 29, 1948, in Unionville, MO; he died February 13, 1961. She married Alfred G. Brant June 14, 1965, in Hudson, IA; he died July 22, 2014.


Ruth attended Raymond United Methodist Church. 


Survived by her three sons, Dale (Charlotte) Hurley of Urbandale‚ Jimmy (Cathy) Hurley of El Dorado Hills, and Bill (Sheryl) Hurley of East Bethel‚ MN; a stepdaughter, Alice (Harold) Simengaard of Portland‚ ND; two grandchildren, Stephanie (Terry) Kruse and Jennifer Hurley; six step grandchildren: Tanya Nalley, Teresa (Todd) Bracken, James Lemons, Jill Simengaard, Michael (Britta) Simengaard, and Paul (Krista) Simengaard; and ten step great grandchildren.


Ruth is preceded by her parents; both husbands; a stepdaughter, Dorothy Lemons; four sisters: Vye Smith, Oma Arends, Daisy White, and Maudie Morelock; and a brother, Luther Pierce.

Dedication: To the friends and family who looked after, helped and loved our Mother, we can never thank you enough. 

From: Dale, Jim, Alice, and Bill.

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  1. Linda (Wisecup) Wachal | Nov 18, 2020
    So sorry to hear about Ruth's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
  2. Jeff | Nov 16, 2020
    So sorry for the loss of your Mom. She was a legend! Her "Wrath of Grapes" shall live in infamy.

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