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Ruth R. Sperry

Ruth Sperry passed away May 19, 2022 at the age of 95. Ruth was born in Oelwein, Iowa to Wilhelm Roepke and Caroline Haak. She attended school in Oelwein and was a graduate of the University of Iowa. In 1947, she was united in marriage to M. Kirk Sperry, Jr.

In 1957, Ruth and Kirk moved their family to Turlock. Ruth enjoyed playing golf, her bridge groups, and traveling. She cherished her time spent with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a member of Turlock Reading Club and was a faithful member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.

She is survived by her daughter, Susan of Gardnerville, NV; her son, Tom (Debbi); her grandchildren, Jennifer Hall and Douglas Sperry (Carol); and great-grandsons, Jackson and Austin Hall and Mason and Tyler Sperry, all of Turlock.

Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Kirk of 72 years; sisters, Elizabeth Anderson, Margaret Roepke, Esther Roepke, and Frida Wetlaufer; and brothers, William, Alvin, Paul, George and Rev. Arthur Roepke.

The family wishes to express their gratitude to Paramount Court Senior Living and Covenant Care Hospice for the excellent care and attention they gave to Ruth.

Memorials may be made to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, 640 N. Minaret Ave, Turlock, Ca. 95380 or the Salvation Army, 893 Lander Ave, Turlock, Ca. 95380