Ruth Engman Obituary

Ruth  Krantz Engman
Ruth Krantz Engman

July 18, 1932 - September 4, 2020
Born in Omaha, Nebraska
Resided in Des Moines, Iowa
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Ruth Krantz Engman died peacefully at the age of 88 on Friday, September 4, 2020, with her son by her side. Private graveside services will be 11 am Sunday, September 6th at Jewish Glendale Cemetery. Due to social distancing concerns Ruth’s service will be livestreamed. A link is available here or at the bottom of this page. Extended family and friends are encouraged to use the online condolences located on the obituary page to express sympathies to the family.

Beloved wife of the late Gerald Engman and daughter of the late Betty and Sam Krantz. Cherished mother of Josh (Sharon) Engman, Suzy (Mark) Weber, Shelley Engman (Annie Goslin). Treasured grandmother of Emily (Howie) Paper, Danielle (Tom) Edgington, Sam Engman and Bari Weber and blessed great grandmother of Stevie and Billie Paper. Dear sister of Audrey (Harlan) Rosenberg; sister in law of Eskie (the late Milton) Shepard, Norman (Betty Lou) Engman, Stanley (Shari) Engman and Larry (Suzanne) Engman. Devoted aunt, cousin and friend to a multitude. May her memory be a blessing.

Memorial contributions may be made to Tifereth Israel Synagogue or the Iowa Jewish Senior Life Center.







Tifereth Israel Synagogue
924 Polk Boulevard
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Iowa Jewish Senior Life Center
900 Polk Boulevard
Des Moines, IA 50312