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RueJean A. Hill

September 17, 2018
Toledo Chronicle, Tama News-Herald

RueJean A. Hill, age 94, longtime Gilman area resident, passed away early in the morning hours of Saturday, September 15th, at the Solon Nursing Care Center in Solon.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 19th, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown. Visitation will be from noon until the service time. For condolences, please visit www.mitchellfh.com. Ph. 641-844-1234.

Born on December 10th, 1923, in rural Tama County near Garwin, she was the only daughter born to Lawrence and Velma (Hall) Beck. She received her education in the area of her birth and graduated from the Garwin High School. RueJean was raised in the Carlton Brethren Church which was founded by her grandpa Hall. She started her young working life as a homecare provider for a doctor' family and later also worked at Marshalltown Manufacturing in addition to farming with her husband. No matter what job she had, it was completed with pride and a strong work ethic.

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RueJean A. Hill

On August 18th, 1942, she was united in marriage to the love of her life, Clifford Hill, in Kirksville, MO. The young couple made their home east of Gilman where they farmed. Mrs. Hill was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Gilman as well as the AMVETS (serving as past president). She and Clifford enjoyed retirement years at Oakland Acres playing golf.

Left to cherish her memory are her daughters: Beverly Ann Hill of San Francisco, CA and Paula (Al) Schulte of Cedar Rapids, four grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; her daughter-in-law Sheila Hill of Frisco, TX; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

In death, RueJean rejoined her beloved Clifford who passed away in 2006, her son Clifford, Jr., her parents and three brothers- Ralph, Roger and Robert.

 
 
 

 

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