MADELIA - Ruth Adeline (Rentz) Yates, 78, died on Thursday, May 16, 2013, in Madelia.
A memorial service celebrating Ruth's life is to be held at a later date. Arrangements are with Sturm Funeral Home - Pilgrim Chapel, Madelia.
Ruth was born on May 21, 1934 in Watonwan County to Fred and Melida (Klaviter) Rentz.
She is survibed by children Adeline Yates/Nagel, Elvie Yates, Dev Flitter, George Yates, Ed Yates, Jen Smith, Roy Yates and Jim Yates, 17 grandchildren, six great grandchildren, and a brother, Leo Rentz.