HUMBOLDT - Ruth M. Behrends, 83, of Humboldt, passed away November 6, 2012 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the chapel of the Mason-Lindhart Funeral Home in Humboldt with the Rev. Christy Ehrle officiating. Visitation is from 5-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Humboldt.