Ruth Ann Kaduce

Ruth Ann Kaduce

Ruth Ann Kaduce (Lacey), 89, a resident of Clear Lake, passed away June 8, 2022 after a battle with congestive heart failure.

A Celebration of Life will take place 11:00 a.m. Saturday June 18, 2022, at Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, 310 1stAve North, Clear Lake, IA, with Pastor Art Zewert officiating. Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. and a luncheon will follow the service.

The family requests memorials be sent to either First Lutheran Church - Peace and Power TV of Albert Lea, MN or Mercy Ships of Garden Valley, TX in Ruth’s memory.

Ruth was born December 22, 1932 in Clear Lake, Iowa to William and Marie Lacey (Madsen).  She attended Klemme school graduating in 1951.  On June 17, 1951, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Belmond, she married Richard Kaduce, her husband for almost 71 years.  She was very proud of her son Tim Kaduce and grandson Seth Kaduce.

Ruth will always be remembered as a friend to all animals, and judged a person’s character by how they treated animals.

She is survived by her husband Richard; son Tim (Ann); grandson Seth (Shannon); sisters Dorothy Gerdes (Henry); Leola Nedved; Norma Gerdes; Elaine Ristau; brothers Roger Lacey (Gail); Ron Lacey (Carol) and many nieces and nephews.

Preceding her to God’s arms were her parents, sister Betty Pralle; brother Bill Lacey; sister-in-law Betty Lacey; brothers-in-law Vernon Pralle, Arnold Nedved, Elmer Gerdes and Paul Ristau.

Ward Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, 310 1stAve North, Clear Lake, IA, 50428, 641-357-2193,


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