Ruth Quandahl

Ruth Louise Quandahl, age 97, of Mineola, TX passed away Tuesday, December 12, 2023 in Plano, TX. Services were held December 18 at Beatty Funeral Home in Mineola, TX and gravesite services at Salem United Church of Christ in Waukon were held December 21.

Ruth was born December 4, 1926 in Waukon to Fred and Bertha Becker and raised on the family farm. July 26, 1948, she married Marcellus Quandahl. Beginning their life together in Spring Grove, MN, they later moved to Quincy, IL where they raised their sons while they had a used car lot and a cafe. The family then moved to Mineola, TX.

Ruth enjoyed cooking for her family and growing flowers in her yard including her favorite Hollyhocks. She was an active member in her church and her faith was very dear to her. She enjoyed exchanging letters with friends and family back home in Waukon.

She is survived by her sons, Dean Quandahl and wife Pat of Little Ulm, TX, and Phillip Quandahl of Dallas, TX. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marcellus; her sons, David and Fredrick; her parents; and her brothers, Karl and Ralph Becker; along with Quandahl and Becker nieces and nephews.