Ruth Thorn Ibendahl passed away on September 8, 2016 in Mesquite, TX. She was born to Cleve and Oda Mae Thorn on June 11, 1929 in Denver, CO. Ruth wouldn’t miss a chance to travel with her Senior Care Apartment friends or with her family. She loved her family but her grandchildren had a special place in her heart. Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, husband Milford Ibendahl, daughter Betty Jean Mitchell, son Dennis Ibendahl and brothers: Gary Thorn and Bill Thorn. Those left to cherish her memory are her son Micheal Ibendahl, 9 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, 3 great-great grandchildren and 1 on the way, numerous nieces, nephews and extended family and friends.