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Ruth Woodring

ROCK FALLS — Ruth E. Woodring, 95, died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center.

Ruth was born Nov. 11, 1917, in Wyoming, Ill., the daughter of Harry and Ethel (Camp) Wilkinson. She married Fred Woodring on June 24, 1939, in Clinton, Iowa. He preceded her in death on Jan. 24, 2001. Ruth loved wintering in Texas, playing cards and dining out. She was a member of Eastern Star and National Honor Society.

Survivors include two sons, Mark (Lonnie) Woodring of Avon and Stephen (Sharon) Woodring of Rock Falls; three daughters, Sue (Joe) Biller of Rock Falls, Julie (Garry) Hagerman of Sheffield and Chris (Dick) Huffaker of Davis Junction; 17 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Larry Woodring; one grandson, Jeremy Gonzalez; and one brother, Glen Wilkinson.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Schilling Funeral Home with the Rev. Al Campbell of the First Congregational United Church of Christ officiating. Burial will be in Oak Knoll Memorial Park in Sterling.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

A memorial has been established.

Condolences may be left at www.schillingfuneralhome.com.


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