Ruth Allen

Ruth Marie Allen (Kobbe)

Saturday, October 4th, 1941 - Wednesday, September 9th, 2020
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Grant City, MO

Ruth Marie Allen, age 78, Grant City, Missouri, died Wednesday, September 9, 2020, at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph, Missouri.

Ruth was born October 4, 1941 in Leon, Iowa. She was the daughter of Charles Ivan and Eva Marie (Cole) Kobbe. A lifelong resident of Grant City, Ruth was a graduate of the Grant City High School, class of 1959.

She was united in marriage to Bobbie Dean Allen, October 11, 1961 at the Grant City United Methodist Church. To this union four children were born, Randy, Rebecca, Roger and Rosemary.

A homemaker Ruth was a wonderful cook. She had worked in food service for both the Gentry County Memorial Hospital, Albany and later the Worth County Convalescent Center. Ruth and her daughter Rosemary also did private catering for many individuals and groups, such as the Chamber of Commerce, Rotary and Lions clubs all of Grant City.

Ruth was a very active part of the community while her health permitted. She enjoyed and was always a part of many projects as a volunteer. She was a member of the United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, Worth County Convalescent Center Auxiliary and the former Cottery Club all of Grant City.

Ruth was preceded in death by her grandparents, parents and one an infant grandson, baby Conley.

Survivors include: Husband Bobbie of the home, Grant City, son Randy (Jolinda) Allen, Grant City, daughter Rebecca Allen, Lee’s Summit, Missouri, son Roger (Kim) Allen, Grant City, daughter Rosemary (Gary) Thompson, St. Joseph, Missouri, one brother Ralph Kobbe, Grant City, six grandchildren, two great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of other friends and loved ones.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM, Saturday, September 12, 2020 at the Andrews-Hann Funeral Home, Grant City. The family will receive friends from 10-11AM prior to the services. Burial will be in the Grant City Cemetery, Grant City.

Memorial: Grant City Cemetery, c/o Rebecca Summers, 30644 170th Road, Grant City, MO 64456

Arrangements: Andrews-Hann Funeral Home, Grant City.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, September 12th, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Saturday, September 12th, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am
    Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral service.
  • Service

    Saturday, September 12th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Saturday, September 12th, 2020 11:00am
    Andrews-Hann Funeral Home
    416 South Front Street
    GRANT CITY, MO 64456
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    Pastor Jeff Blaine
  • Interment

    Grant City Cemetery
    State Highway 46
    GRANT CITY, MO 64456
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Suzi hull

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Ruth’s friendship is a blessing, always remembered with love! With love to you all! Suzi

Love, Doug and Amy Neisius

Posted at 11:17pm
Thinking of your family Rebecca. Remembering your dear mother and praying for peace during this difficult time.
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