Ruth I. Pate, 90, of rural Iowa City, died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, at Mercy Iowa City under the loving care of hospice. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 20, at Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service in Iowa City, where there will be a time of visitation from 9 a.m. Friday until services. Private family services and burial will take place at the Welsh Cemetery near the family farm in rural Johnson County. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in her memory to Johnson County 4-H or Iowa City Hospice.
A complete obituary will appear in Thursday's edition and also on the funeral home website at www.gayandciha.com, where you may share a memory, thought or condolence with her family.