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Ruth M. Barlow

ROBBINSDALE, Minn. - Ruth M. Barlow, 84, of Maple Grove, passed away May 12, 2019 at North Memorial Medical Center.

Ruth was born Dec. 26, 1934 in Ironwood, Mich.

She was preceded in death by parents Roy and Mary (Nechak) Penberthy; sisters Jeanne Cramblit (Penberthy), Carol Barlow (Penberthy) and brother Jim Penberthy.

She is survived by daughter Donna Barlow of Maple Grove and sister Donna Erickson (Penberthy) of Ironwood, and many other relatives and friends that will miss her very much.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 20 at the Church of St. Joseph the Worker, 7180 Hemlock Lane, Maple Grove. Visitation will be at church on Sunday from 3-5 p.m. with a 4 p.m. prayer service. Visitation will also be held at church Monday 1 hour before the Mass. Entombment will be at Gethsemane Mausoleum, of New Hope.

Funeral arrangements are made with Gearty-Delmore Funeral Chapel, Plymouth, MN, phone number 763-553-1411, or online at