Jan 27,1919---May 21,2021

Ruth H Coffelt Kimmi, age 102, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 21,2021, at the Shawnee P.A.R.C.  facility in Shawnee Mission.  She was preceded in death by her parents Margaret (Gattermier) Coffelt and Albert Coffelt, and siblings Norman, Thelma, Raymond, Hobart, Beulah and Gladys, and also by husband Clayton, daughter Connie, and granddaughter Cindy. She is survived by sons Ron (Susan) of Cortez, CO and Phil (Cheryl) of Lenexa, and sister Ruby Moss of Kansas City.  Ruth enjoyed 9 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren.  She also leaves many nieces and nephews. Ruth was born in Olathe, KS on January 27, 1919.  She was raised in the Atchison and Everest, KS communities.  She graduated from Everest H.S. in 1937, where she met the love of her life, Clayton.  During their courtship she was employed by Harzfeld’s in Kansas City.  They were married on March 8, 1941, and resided in the Everest area until his death in November, 1967. Ruth was employed as the Secretary of the Everest Middle School from 1966 to 1984.  She was an avid Bridge player and belonged to several Bridge Clubs.  She also enjoyed gardening and working in her church.  She moved to Lenexa in 2005 to be closer to family. Ruth has been cremated under the direction of the Porter Funeral Home of Lenexa.  A private service will be held at the Miller Cemetery in Everest.

 



Condolences

Valerie Clemens May 25 ,2021

Friend of the family ,Union Dale ,Pennsylvania

Sending love and prayers to the family❤️ Phil, your mother will live on in every beat of your heart❤️ Blessings to you all❤️