Ruth E. Maronde, age 92, of York, NE, died Friday, August 11, 2017 at Lincoln, NE. Ruth was born January 19, 1925, to Edward and Matilda (Dinkelman) Markworth at McCool Jct, NE. She graduated from McCool Junction High School and taught elementary education in rural schools. She married Harry Maronde in 1946, and they resided on the family farm just outside of York.
She loved gardening, especially flowers, which she tended dutifully. Her great cooking skills were enjoyed by her family, who she truly cherished. She was a homemaker and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Ruth was described by those who knew her as a kind and nice lady who had an ability to make friends easily. She was a devout and faithful Christian throughout her entire life.
She is survived by her son Larry (Adene) Maronde, of York, daughter Donna (Gary) Hammack of Lincoln, and their sons Andrew (Carly) Hammack, and Christopher (Kathleen) Hammack, both of Omaha. She is also survived by her great-grandchildren, Henry, Caroline, and Rose, who were the delight of Ruth’s eye.
She was preceded in death by her husband, and parents,
Funeral services were held 10:00 am, Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at Faith Lutheran Church in York with the Reverend Dr. Heath Trampe officiating. Interment followed services at St. Paul Cemetery, north of York. Memorials may be directed to Faith Lutheran Church 1214 N. Ohio Ave. York.
Condolences may be emailed to Metz Mortuary Messages will be given to the family.