Ruth Elizabeth Kaufman, 90, of Cedar Rapids died Aug. 9, 2014, at Northbrook Manor Care Center. A private family funeral service was held Aug. 15 at the Cedar Memorial Westside Chapel. Visitation was held on Aug. 14 at the Cedar Memorial Westside Chapel. Interment was at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Cedar Rapids.
Ruth is survived by her four sons, Mike (Cindy) Cobb of Medford, Oregon, Pat (Sandra) Cobb of Cedar Rapids, Eddie Jones of Delhi, Dennis (Lana) Cobb of Solon; six grandchildren, Brent, Jodi, Brian, Todd, Mike and Richard; and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband George Kaufman, a daughter Patricia Kaufman and sister, Margie Woodward.
Ruth Elizabeth Kaufman was born Oct. 20, 1923, in Yonkers, New York, the daughter of Willis and Betty (Ruppert) Anderson. Ruth worked as a restaurant owner for many years. She enjoyed crocheting, baking, playing cribbage, spending time with her family and was also a very faithful Chicago Cubs fan. Ruth was a loving and caring person.
Memorials in Ruth’s honor may be directed to the Hospice of Mercy.
The family would like to thank all the residents and staff from the Northbrook Manor Care Center for their love and support for the tender care given to Ruth.
Please leave a message, tribute or memory to Ruth’s family on the Web page, www.cedarmemorial.com under Obituaries.