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Ruth M. Harkins

Ruth Marion Harkins, 81, Corydon, died Sunday, March 2, 2014, at her home.
Born Aug. 30, 1932, in Chicago, she was the daughter of the late John and Cathryn Sydor Kasper.
She was a graduate of Iowa City University, where she was a retired registered nurse with the university hospital, and was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lanesville and the Corydon Moose Lodge.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Billy Harkins.
Survivors include three sons, Brian Harkins of Iowa City, Iowa, Barry Harkins of Lake in the Hills, Ill., and Ben Harkins of Genoa, Ill.; four daughters, Cindy Coleman of El Cajon, Calif., Christine Greenwald of Avon Park, Fla., Cathy Schmitt of Victorville, Calif., and Cecelia Mialback of Elizabeth; 17 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Funeral: Private at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon.