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Larry L. Ruiter

Cedar Rapids

Larry L. Ruiter, 83, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, at the Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha, Iowa. Private family burial will be at Bear Creek Cemetery in Brandon, Iowa.
Larry was born Sept. 14, 1936, in Marshalltown, Iowa, the son of Lydia Ruiter. Larry married Betsy L. Hilmer on June 8, 1991, in Nashua, Iowa. Larry owned A&M docks in Cedar Rapids and enjoyed watching football and playing cards with
his friends.
Larry is survived by two stepdaughters, Renee Phillips of Albia, Iowa, and Brenda (Jeff) Barkdoll of Vinton, Iowa; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Larry was preceded in death by his mother, Lydia Ruiter; his wife, Betsy Ruiter, in 2017; and daughter, Ramona Hughes.
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