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Ruby   Sorter
Ruby Sorter

August 4, 1927 - November 16, 2021
Born in Casey, Iowa
Resided in Des Moines, Iowa
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Ruby Jewell Sorter passed away peacefully on November 16, 2021 at home with her daughter, Janet and grandson, I’ston by her side. She had battled dementia for several years. She is with her Lord Jesus Christ, flying with her golden angel wings. Jewell, as she was known to family and friends, was loved and will be deeply missed.

Ruby Jewell Sorter was born on August 4, 1927 in Casey, Iowa. She worked in nursing homes and homes for the disabled. She loved helping people. She worked at the Iowa State Fair for years selling root beer and volunteered at the Eastside Senior Center, and cherished the friendships, she made there. She attended Cornerstone Church for many years.

Jewell is survived by her eight children: Buddy, Terry, Johnny, David, Tim, Mark, Jody and Janet; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy Barent and Nora May Thompson; her siblings, Merle Edwin Thompson, John Thompson and Mildred Eblem; her sons, Johnny and David Sorter; and a niece, Lois Kiner.

Funeral services will be held on November 29, 2021 at 11am, at Iles Grandview Park Chapel. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will be at Laurel Hill Cemetery. The service will be live streamed. A link will appear on Jewell's obituary page, just prior to the service, at www.IlesCares.com, where you may also leave on condolences.

Memorial contributions may be directed to The Eastside Senior Center.

Arrangements by Iles Grandview Park Chapel.

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Visitation
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Monday, November 29, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Service
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Monday, November 29, 2021
11:00 AM
Burial
Laurel Hill Cemetery
3601 East Court Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Monday, November 29, 2021

Charities

Eastside Senior Center
1231 E 26th Street
Des Moines, Iowa United States 50317