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  Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, March 12, 1987

OBITUARY ~ HONEY (RUSCO) SCHUSTER

Garwilda Babe (Honey) SCHUSTER was born November 21, 1907 at Athelstan, Iowa to John RUSCO and Hilda ANDERSON RUSCO, and departed this life February 28, 1987 at the Ringgold County Hospital in Mount Ayr, Iowa, at the age of 79 years, three months and seven days.

Honey was born in Athelstan, Iowa and grew to maturity in Athelstan. She attended public school and church in Athelstan.

On November 24, 1925 she was united in marriage to Ralph SCHUSTER at Bedford, Iowa. Ralph and Honey lived most of their sixty-one years of marriage in the Maloy, Clearfield and Blockton communities. To this union was born one daughter, Jodene SCHUSTER BROWN.

Honey was preceded in death by her parents, John and Hilda RUSCO; one sister, Juanita CORDELL; four brothers, Guy, Roy, Ray, and one brother who died in infancy.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Ralph SCHUSTER of Blockton; her daughter, Jodene and husband Elton of Clearfield, and her three grandchildren and their families, Marilyn, Steve and Traci MALTZAHN of Creston; Carolyn, Jim, Dana and Danny NELSON of Clearfield, and Jerry, Sheila, Brooks and Amber BROWN, also of Clearfield. Honey also leaves to mourn her passing, two sisters, Mildred JONAS of Holt, Missouri, Deliliah HANKS of Kansas City, Missouri, and a host of nieces and nephews and many, many friends.

Honey was a resident of the Clearfield Clearview Nursing Home for the past two months. Prior to this, Honey and Ralph spent the past 26 years in Blockton.

Everyone who knew Honey could appreciated all the long hours she spent with her handiwork. Hone knitted and crocheted many items, many of which she gave away. She was especially proud of her beautiful afghans.

Honey was a kind and considerate wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. God receive her soul. . . Peace has come at last.

Funeral services were held at the Blockton Christian Church at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, March 2. Kenneth SMITH played the organ while Marvel LAWRENCE and Mary WEAVER sang "Beyond the Sunset" and "The Old Rugged Cross."

Casketbearers were Jerry BROWN, Jim NELSON, Steve MALTZAHN, Wade ROOD, Henry YOUNG and Earl MATHENY. The Rev. Scott MARCUM officiated, and burial was in the Athelstan Cemetery at Athelstan, Iowa.

Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, July of 2011

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