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Ruth Davis

May 30, 1940 — August 22, 2021

Ruth Anne Davis, of Rochester, Minnesota died on Sunday, August 22, 2021 at Cottagewood Senior Care. She was born on May 30, 1940, in Prophetstown, Illinois, to Earl and Florence (Wilkinson) Dobson. Ruth moved to Rochester, MN in 2007 with her husband. She graduated from Morrison, High School in Morrison, IL. Ruth married Keith Davis on December 15th, 1963 in West Liberty, IA She enjoyed collecting shot glasses and Cookie Jars. She loved spending time with her grandkids and always had kind words for them. She never met a stranger; they were just friends she hadn't met yet. She had an excellent eye for her granddaughter's fashion, and contributed to her stuffed animal collection. She also loved having her grandsons babysit their grandfather. She was deeply loved by all, and will be truly missed. Ruth is preceded in death by her parents, and several Aunts and Uncles. She is survived by her husband, Keith; her children, Aileen (Christopher) Kraai, of Rochester, Minnesota, and Bryan (Christine) Davis, of West St. Paul, Minnesota; a granddaughter, Chloe Rose Davis, and two grandsons Matthew Joseph Kraai and Jonathan Keith Kraai. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 pm Thursday, August 26, 2021 at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Davis family; to share a special memory or condolence please visit www.ranfranzandvinefh.com
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Thursday, August 26, 2021

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

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Thursday, August 26, 2021

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5421 Royal Pl NW, Rochester, MN 55901

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