Ruth E. Larsen, 61, of Council Bluffs, passed away Sunday, March 2, 2008.
A memorial service is planned for Thursday, March 6, 2008, at 4:30 p./m. at Elbethel Assembly of God Church. Rev. Paul Jackson will officiate the service.
Visitation will begin an hour before the service.
A luncheon will follow immediately.
Ruth was born in Spencer on Jan. 22, 1947, to Carroll and Margaret (Ingersoll)Veitch. Ruth graduated from Spencer High School in 1965 and Methodist Nursing program. Ruth worked as a Registered Nurse at Midlands Hospital and Express Care in Bellevue.
She married Joseph Larsen on March 29,1969.
Ruth was a member of Elbethel Assembly of God,where she was active in their choir and also served as the church's card lady.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Margaret Veitch.
Ruth is survived by husband, Joseph Sr.; daughter, Jennifer Larsen of Model, Colo.; son, Joseph Larsen Jr. and wife, Denise of Bellevue; three grandchildren; her father, Carroll L. Veitch of Spencer; and sister, Merrie Olsen and husband, Lawrence of Clayton N.C.
Family members suggest memorials to the American Lung Association. All flower deliveries to the church.
Cutler-O'Neill-Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.