Ruth L. Marks, 91, New Haven, passed gently from this life Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012.

Mrs. Marks was born Oct. 14, 1920. She was the beloved wife of the late Alfred Marks; treasured mother of Phyllis Ostendorf and husband Ed; cherished grandmother of John Hallquist and wife Ann and Krista Ryffel and husband Bob; loving great-grandmother to Adam and Alex Ryffel; dear aunt and friend to many.

She was a real estate agent for Century 21 in Union for many years. She will be remembered for her fiesty and vibrant personality and her love and devotion to her family.

Services will be held Saturday, Jan. 14, at 11 a.m. at Ebenzer Lutheran Church, Leslie. 

Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ebenezer Lutheran Church, 9100 Highway YY, Leslie, MO 63056.

The family is being served by St. Louis Cremation.