Ruth Ann Heiken Corporon, 82, of New London, died Friday, June 30, 2023 at Savannah Heights, Mt. Pleasant.
Ruth Ann was born April 17, 1941 in Monticello, Iowa, the daughter of Henry John and Muriel Taylor Heiken. She was a 1959 graduate of Monticello High School and attended nurses training for a year and a half in St. Louis. On January 28, 1961 she married Timothy Thomas Corporon in Marion, Iowa. He died March 12, 2017. Ruth Ann was a homemaker who worked for the State of Iowa managing liquor stores and retired from the State Department of Human Services. She was of the Lutheran faith, attended the New London Presbyterian Church and enjoyed gardening, crafts, stamping, and of course her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Ruth Ann is survived by her four sons: Scott James (Joan) of Peoria, AZ, Thomas John of New London, Richard Alan (Lori) of Mascoutah, IL, Jerry Noel of Cedar Hill, Texas; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; sister, Donna Lea Strother of Mt. Vernon, IA; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and brothers Jack and Jim Heiken.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Thursday, July 6, 2023 at Elliott Chapel, New London. Pastor Maurie Campbell will officiate. Burial will be in Burge Cemetery, New London. Visitation will begin after 9:00 AM on Thursday, with the family greeting friends for one hour prior to the service. A memorial has been established to Hope Haven, Burlington. Online condolences may be left at www. elliottfuneralchapel.com