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Connie, Linda, Paula, Tim, Becky, Janet, and Jason,
I would like to express my heartfelt sympathies to all of you and your families. Ruth was a very kind woman and our whole community shares in your grief. Her commitment to helping others is her legacy and appreciated by all.
I just learned of her passing and I am so sorry that I was not at the memorial service. Growing up with your family makes my absence even more regrettable.

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Posted by: Bryan Bingel - Marissa, IL - Friend   Aug 27, 2016

Dear Paula, Javie, Tim and all,
We are very sorry for the loss of your dear mother Ruth. May all her memories return to her in heaven, so she may look upon you and remember you in her heart, as you will remember her in yours.
Love, Lynne and Lori


Posted by: Lynne and Lori Schneider - Paderborn, IL - Friend   Aug 03, 2016

"Maybe when we die, our Real Selves shake off the confines of our skin & bones & even those who never danced or turned cartwheels on Earth will pirouette & spin lightly, gaily, gorgeously through the universe."- kay foley ...................Connie and family -thinking of you all


Posted by: Sonya Stevenson - St.Louis, MO - Friend   Jul 31, 2016

I am so sorry for your loss..Ruth was one of a kind... Always so energized and happy...


Posted by: Betty Stone (Geralds) - Scott city, MO - Friend   Jul 31, 2016

Sincere sympathy! Billy & Donna Petri


Posted by: LaDonna Petri - New Athens, IL - Friend   Jul 30, 2016

Connie and Linda sorry for your loss our prayers are with you


Posted by: Louise Maynor and family - belleville, IL - Acquaintance   Jul 29, 2016

I remember Ruth well. she was always on the go with the kids and probably mine included. So sorry for your loss. God bless all of you.


Posted by: Sharon (Marler) Dent - Belleville, IL - Friend   Jul 29, 2016

Sweet memories of a sweet lady. She always made me feel comfortable in her presence.


Posted by: Beth (Lawson) Short - Montrose, CA - Acquaintance   Jul 28, 2016

Prayers of peace and love to Connie and family in remembrance of your momma.


Posted by: Carol Niec - Grayslake, IL - Friend   Jul 28, 2016

I am so sorry for your loss. I know the days ahead will be full of many emotions, but, just think of it like the skin of an onion peeling away those emotions. Just want you to know I will be praying for you all. May it be a time of pulling together and forgiveness.

Sincerely,
Victoria Rowland Reinkoester


Posted by: Victoria Reinkoester - Walker, IA - Friend   Jul 28, 2016