Ruth L. Ferdig, 83, of Iowa City, died Sunday, June 17, 2012, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City. Services were held June 21 at the Welsh United Church of Christ, near Iowa City with the Rev. Jerry Stevenson presiding. Burial was in Welsh Pioneer Cemetery.
Ruth was born Jan. 6, 1929, in Sioux City, the daughter of John and Anna (Cheapka) Wickey. She married George Ferdig on Feb. 22, 1947, in Sioux City. Ruth was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was an avid bingo player and will be missed by her family.