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Margaret “Ruth” Crim, 99, of Edina, Missouri, passed away Monday, June 20, 2022, at the Knox County Nursing Home in Edina, Missouri surrounded by her family.

Ruth was born on October 17, 1922, in Edina, Missouri, the daughter of Frank William “Pop” and Adaline C. Millmeyer Hunolt. She was affectionately known as “Ruth” because Pop’s favorite baseball player was Babe Ruth.

She attended Beal Rural School, and St. Joseph Catholic School before graduating.

On January 15, 1937, in Edina, Missouri, Ruth married Frank James Crim Sr. and to this union two children were born.

Ruth farmed with Frank on a farm northwest of Edina, Missouri and had worked, over the years, at the Edina Locker Plant, Paul’s Supermarket, as a cook at St. Joseph Catholic School and at the Knox County High School.

She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, St. Ann’s, and Rabbit Ridge Club. Ruth loved her community and family, she enjoyed the farm life, gardening, cooking, and her pets.

Ruth is survived by a son Frank James “Jim” Crim and his wife Betty J. of Quincy, Illinois; grandchildren, Laurie (Drew) Moline of Quincy, Illinois; great grandchildren, Seth Moline and (fiancé Kalah) O’Fallon, Illinois, Emma (Blake) Boren Perry, Missouri and Kyle Moline; nieces and nephews, Bobby Hunolt, Lois Hunziker, Terry Hunolt and Barbara Rampy; along with host of friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents Pop and Adaline Hunolt; her husband Frank Crim; a daughter, Doris Elaine Crim; brothers, and sisters, Pauline and Vincent Karhoff and Leo and Georgia Hunolt; a granddaughter Jeanine Crim and several nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Service was held Thursday, June 23, 2022, at the Doss Funeral Home in Edina, Missouri.

Visitation was on Thursday, from 9:00 a.m. until service time at 11:00 a.m.

Burial was in the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Edina, Missouri.

Deacon Ken Berry officiated and Pallbearers were Seth Moline, Kyle Moline, Bobby Hunolt, Kenny Hunziker, Robby Hunolt, and Terry Hunolt.

An expression of sympathy in memory of Ruth Crim may be left to the St. Ann’s or the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery or Knox County Nursing Home Activity Department. A memorial may be left at or mailed to the Doss Funeral Home 208 N. 4th Street, Edina, Missouri 63537.