RUTHVEN -- Funeral service for Mary Theresa Struthers of Ruthven was held Wednesday, Feb. 1, at Zion Lutheran Church in Ruthven. The Rev. Tom Summerfield officiated.
Burial was in Crown Hill Cemetery, Ruthven. The Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Ruthven was in charge of arrangements.
Mary Theresa Struthers, daughter of John and Telitha "Bobbi" (Crom-well) McCoy, was born May 13, 1957, in Boone. Theresa received her education in Ogden, graduating from Ogden High School. Following high school, Theresa continued her education at the College of St. Mary's. She received her degree in nursing.
In 1976 Theresa was united in marriage to Randy Struthers. To this union a daughter and son were born.
Theresa was employed as a Public Health Nurse in Corning and then, after moving to West Bend, she began nursing at the Palo Alto County Hospital, where she was employed until 1984.
Theresa was a member of Lost Island Lutheran Church and church circle.
Theresa passed away Friday, Jan. 27, 2012, at the Spencer Municipal Hospital at the age of 54.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Theresa is survived by her children, Sarah Struthers of Ruthven and Robert Struthers (Courtney) of Lone Tree; their father, Randy Struthers of Ruthven; her grandson, Cade Ryan Stearns of Ruthven; a brother, Marlowe Starner of Penrose, CO; and a sister, Nancy Carney of Fort Collins, CO.
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