Ruth Brake, 93, of Cedar Rapids, passed peacefully Monday, July 1, 2019. Visitation will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 21 at The Church on Northland in Cedar Rapids. Survivors
include grandchildren, Dina Brake and Aron (Brandi) Brake; sister, Carol Flinn; and brother, Robert White.
Ruth was preceded in death by her
husband, Eldon Brake; son, Michael Brake; daughter-in-law, Peggy Brake; and her
Ruth was born Oct. 30, 1925, in Glenwood, Iowa, to
parents John and Hazel White. She married Eldon Brake on Nov. 6, 1946, in Clarinda. Together, the couple ran Brake Fabric Center for 28 years in Washington, Iowa. Ruth loved her grandchildren and playing piano. She volunteered with St. Luke's Auxiliary and the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be
directed to the family.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.cedarmemorial.com.