Ruth Malotte-New

Ruth Malotte-New, 98, of rural Leavenworth, died Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, at Tonganoxie Nursing Center.

Ruth Malotte-New

She was born, June 30, 1912, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of Harry A. and Leonora (Felch) Krummel.

In 1930, she married, Earl W. Malotte in Kansas City, Kan. He preceded her in death in 1977. On June 30, 1987, her 75th birthday she married Richard New. He also preceded her in death in December of 1993.

Ruth is survived by her children, Bill (Rita) Malotte and Beverly (Keith) Barker all of Leavenworth. She is also survived by, six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren.

She was a longtime member of Maywood Community Church in Kansas City, Kan.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 1, 2011, at Maywood Community Church, 11201 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, KS. A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 2, at the church, with Rev. John Bryden presiding. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Memorials in lieu of flowers are suggested to Maywood Community Church.