Ruth Myer, age 86, of Marathon, died Aug. 1, 2011, at the Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be held on Friday, Aug. 5, at 10:30 a.m. at the Evangelical Covenant Church in Albert City. Burial will be in the Poland Township Cemetery in Marathon. Visitation will take place on Thursday, Aug. 4, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City is in charge of arrangements.